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Alternator Repair Estimate for BMW M3

BMW M3 Alternator Repair costs $599 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$326 to $973
Labor: $70 -$280
Parts: $256 -$693
Average Dealer price
$606 to 1712
Average Shop price
$404 to 1158
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1988 BMW M3L4-2.3LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$582.54Shop/Dealer Price$746.98 - $1158.61
2017 BMW M3L6-3.0L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$1455.74Shop/Dealer Price$1809.49 - $2755.84
2016 BMW M3L6-3.0L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$1455.74Shop/Dealer Price$1885.69 - $2889.19
2013 BMW M3V8-4.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$1568.42Shop/Dealer Price$2009.70 - $3120.51
2006 BMW M3L6-3.2LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$883.24Shop/Dealer Price$1139.82 - $1754.27
1990 BMW M3L4-2.3LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$582.54Shop/Dealer Price$746.96 - $1158.58
1998 BMW M3L6-3.2LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$809.02Shop/Dealer Price$1036.00 - $1610.11
2012 BMW M3V8-4.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$1568.42Shop/Dealer Price$2009.83 - $3120.75
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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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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1988 BMW M3L4-2.3LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$582.54Shop/Dealer Price$746.98 - $1158.61
2017 BMW M3L6-3.0L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$1455.74Shop/Dealer Price$1809.49 - $2755.84
2016 BMW M3L6-3.0L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$1455.74Shop/Dealer Price$1885.69 - $2889.19
2013 BMW M3V8-4.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$1568.42Shop/Dealer Price$2009.70 - $3120.51
2006 BMW M3L6-3.2LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$883.24Shop/Dealer Price$1139.82 - $1754.27
1990 BMW M3L4-2.3LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$582.54Shop/Dealer Price$746.96 - $1158.58
1998 BMW M3L6-3.2LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$809.02Shop/Dealer Price$1036.00 - $1610.11
2012 BMW M3V8-4.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$1568.42Shop/Dealer Price$2009.83 - $3120.75
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