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Alternator Repair Estimate for BMW 530i

BMW 530i Alternator Repair costs $517 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$387 to $678
Labor: $84 -$144
Parts: $303 -$534
Average Dealer price
$718 to 1236
Average Shop price
$479 to 818
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2002 BMW 530iL6-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$432.69Shop/Dealer Price$552.73 - $827.09
2006 BMW 530iL6-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$650.75Shop/Dealer Price$823.08 - $1271.12
2003 BMW 530iL6-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$426.63Shop/Dealer Price$545.22 - $815.07
2007 BMW 530iL6-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$650.75Shop/Dealer Price$823.03 - $1271.03
1995 BMW 530iV8-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$616.21Shop/Dealer Price$784.54 - $1186.53
2004 BMW 530iL6-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$548.62Shop/Dealer Price$695.26 - $1066.59
2005 BMW 530iL6-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$550.77Shop/Dealer Price$698.14 - $1071.23
1994 BMW 530iV8-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$607.14Shop/Dealer Price$773.37 - $1168.69
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Alternator Repair Service & Cost

What is the Alternator all about?

The alternator is the component that charges the battery in your car. When you use electrical components in your car (stereo, lights, etc.), the battery loses power. The alternator recharges the battery, replenishing the lost battery power. The alternator is located in the engine compartment. If the alternator is not working properly, your car will only stay running for as long as the battery has power stored. Once the battery loses power, your car will not start. Normally, a malfunctioning alternator will turn on the battery warning light or will have a low volt gauge reading.

Alternator

Keep in mind:

The mechanic should check the entire charging system before installing a new alternator, including checking battery cables for corrosion and the condition of the battery.

How it's done:

  • Inspect entire charging system (battery, cables, alternator).
  • Inspect the drive belts.
  • Test alternator output.
  • Remove and replace alternator if found to be faulty.
  • Re-test alternator output.

Our recommendation:

Ask your mechanic to inspect the condition of the charging system during every major service. Mechanic should also clean and tighten the battery cables during every major service.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Alternator?

  • Dead battery or battery will not hold a charge.
  • Dim lights.
  • Battery warning light is on.

How important is this service?

Your alternator charges your battery, which powers the electronics in your vehicle, such as the radio and the air conditioning. The battery is also needed to turn on your vehicle. A malfunctioning alternator will not charge your car’s battery, and your vehicle will eventually run out of battery life and not be able to start.

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Stefan
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Stefan was very knowledgeable with BMWs. I am very satisfied and would like him to work on my BMW for any repairs.
2003 BMW 530I - CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON INSPECTION
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I have already recommend Jose to a couple employee at work and then love his work...had nothing but great things to say about him....his work was spot on.
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Chris was on-time, friendly and very efficient! I don't like dealing with car issues and this made the experience so much nicer. He was quicker than the quoted estimated time, and was very helpful when answering the few questions I had.
2003 BMW 530I - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (FRONT)
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44 years of experience
Very pleasant and Job well done!
2003 BMW 530I - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (REAR)
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2002 BMW 530iL6-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$432.69Shop/Dealer Price$552.73 - $827.09
2006 BMW 530iL6-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$650.75Shop/Dealer Price$823.08 - $1271.12
2003 BMW 530iL6-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$426.63Shop/Dealer Price$545.22 - $815.07
2007 BMW 530iL6-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$650.75Shop/Dealer Price$823.03 - $1271.03
1995 BMW 530iV8-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$616.21Shop/Dealer Price$784.54 - $1186.53
2004 BMW 530iL6-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$548.62Shop/Dealer Price$695.26 - $1066.59
2005 BMW 530iL6-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$550.77Shop/Dealer Price$698.14 - $1071.23
1994 BMW 530iV8-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$607.14Shop/Dealer Price$773.37 - $1168.69
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