Leaking fuel filters and lines, steering pumps and coolant pipes can cause alternator damage Vehicle manufacturers are increasingly installing Alternators either under or close to a lubricant or fluid component or pipe. Fuel filters and lines, power steering pumps or pipes and coolant pipes are all examples of potential parts which can leak onto the alternator, triggering damage and premature failure. The fluid, over a period of time leaks inside the brush holder and also between carbon br