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Hello all,
I am fed up with this car. I have a 2010 Nissan Murano. I’ve replace the alternator 3x in one month. Each time, I drive it 30 miles before the alternator breaks and the car goes into limp mode. I didn’t have much money and kept replacing a $160 alternator valucraft brand. I was thinking since the oem is over $700 that I may just need a stronger alternator. I’ve checked all wires, ground wire, battery, and everything is good. I have my old alternator out now, I need to buy a new one and I have money to spend! What alternator is the best for Nissan?? The choices I have that are near me are
Carquest
Bosch
Duralast
And some I found on amazon
Db electric
Denso
Ac delco
I just need the best one that won’t leave me stranded as soon as I take off. It’s so much money for labor to replace these alternators. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Hello all,
I am fed up with this car. I have a 2010 Nissan Murano. I’ve replace the alternator 3x in one month. Each time, I drive it 30 miles before the alternator breaks and the car goes into limp mode. I didn’t have much money and kept replacing a $160 alternator valucraft brand. I was thinking since the oem is over $700 that I may just need a stronger alternator. I’ve checked all wires, ground wire, battery, and everything is good. I have my old alternator out now, I need to buy a new one and I have money to spend! What alternator is the best for Nissan?? The choices I have that are near me are
Carquest
Bosch
Duralast
And some I found on amazon
Db electric
Denso
Ac delco
I just need the best one that won’t leave me stranded as soon as I take off. It’s so much money for labor to replace these alternators. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
Denso is an OEM electrical supplier for Nissan. I would go with that brand, but not a rebuilt one.

After many years of replacing alternators using rebuilts (As requested by the customer to save money!), I will never use a rebuilt alternator on my own cars. Short term failure rate is more then 75%, with a more then 50% failure right out of the box. Labor is not free, which people seem to forget about when trying to save a penny.

In the 90's, we added a specific clause to our receipts given to customers that they had to sign when a rebuilt was demanded by the costumer. Pointing that out usually changed a costumer's mind.

Good luck.

Have a good day.
 

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I'm with Paul Day. The failure rate of aftermarket alternators - especially from discount stores - is very high.

The alternative I have used is to take my original alternator to a local electrical shop and have them rebuild it. Then I have an original to re-install. However, it's increasingly hard to find those shops, and you have to do your own work.
 

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i had 3 after market alternators and they do not work you have to have oem parts on this car . Nissan alternators cycle through volts in a very specific way and after market parts will just burn out in your car
 

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Denso is an OEM electrical supplier for Nissan. I would go with that brand, but not a rebuilt one.

After many years of replacing alternators using rebuilts (As requested by the customer to save money!), I will never use a rebuilt alternator on my own cars. Short term failure rate is more then 75%, with a more then 50% failure right out of the box. Labor is not free, which people seem to forget about when trying to save a penny.

In the 90's, we added a specific clause to our receipts given to customers that they had to sign when a rebuilt was demanded by the costumer. Pointing that out usually changed a costumer's mind.

Good luck.

Have a good day.
DENSO is an awesome OEM manufacturer for NISSAN but I couldn't find alternators listed on their site for this application.
 

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make sure you are checking densoautoparts.com … they have a parts lookup there.

I found the replacement denso alternator for my 2009.

cheers
The originator for the post was looking for the correct alternator for an 2010. I did see the Alternators for the 09s and it's very possible they may work in a 2010. I don't see why they wouldn't unless the regulators are very different.
 

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Also another option on rock auto was the BOSCH AL2415X which is listed compatible for both the 2009 and 2010 Murano

It references that is compatible with the following Alternate/OEM Part Number(s): 231001AA1B, 23100JA11B

I myself don't have experience with the BOSCH units but have had great luck with Denso and Champion/Remy units
 

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I bought rebuilt Bosch alternator, and it worked great.

Also, many Murano alternator failures are I believe due the melting connector.
My alternator connector was 1/2 melted and 1/2 falling apart,
and I've seen other Murano alternator replacement videos,
and I see the connector often melted and breaking apart.
 
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