Alternator Replacement Estimate for BMW L6

BMW L6 Alternator Replacement costs $309 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$309 to $320
Labor: $77 -$88
Parts: $232
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1987 BMW L6L6-3.5LService typeAlternator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$327.89Shop/Dealer Price$418.56 - $627.69
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All about Alternator Replacement

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.

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