Kia Soul: Alternator Description - Charging System - Engine Electrical System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Alternator Description

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Engine Electrical System / Charging System / Alternator Description

The Alternator has eight built-in diodes, each rectifying AC current to DC current.
Therefore, DC current appears at alternator "B" terminal.
In addition, the charging voltage of this alternator is regulated by the battery voltage detection system.
The alternator is regulated by the battery voltage detection system.
The main components of the alternator are the rotor, stator, rectifier, capacitor brushes, bearings and V-ribbed belt pulley.
The brush holder contains a built-in electronic voltage regulator.

1. Brush
2. Overrunning Alternator Decoupler (OAD) pully
3. Rotor
4. Stator
5. Rectifier

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