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Alternator Repair Estimate for Buick Electra

Buick Electra Alternator Repair costs $178 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$130 to $265
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $60 -$185
Average Dealer price
$213 to 463
Average Shop price
$158 to 314
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1981 Buick ElectraV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$137.43Shop/Dealer Price$168.81 - $230.28
1981 Buick ElectraV6-4.1LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$168.02Shop/Dealer Price$207.11 - $291.56
1984 Buick ElectraV8-5.7L DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$187.11Shop/Dealer Price$230.94 - $329.68
1978 Buick ElectraV8-5.7LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$266.05Shop/Dealer Price$329.63 - $487.59
1977 Buick ElectraV8-5.7LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$269.75Shop/Dealer Price$334.22 - $494.92
1989 Buick ElectraV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$173.75Shop/Dealer Price$214.21 - $302.91
1982 Buick ElectraV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$137.74Shop/Dealer Price$169.29 - $231.05
1985 Buick ElectraV8-5.7L DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$187.11Shop/Dealer Price$230.98 - $329.75
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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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very responsible, technical capable, and excellent service
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I was admittedly skeptical - surely the sequel can't be as good as the first one! - but Jeffrey was a joy to have working on my car! He initially inspected my car to correctly determine the problem, and when the quote turned out to be not only reasonable but extremely competitive I didn't waste any time having him come back and replace the starter in my car. With the mechanic being such a nice guy, and the price beating the local, tradition auto repair shop, having him come to me simply sealed the deal! This respectful, knowledgable fellow is now my mechanic, and he should be Your Mechanic, too!
2004 BUICK LESABRE - CAR STARTER REPAIR
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Stefan
12 years of experience
Stefan replaced my alternator in a timely manner.He recommended things that would be needed in the future.Straight foward and honest answers.
1996 BUICK REGAL - ALTERNATOR REPAIR
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kirk
24 years of experience
Kirk was Great!! I hope he get's back to me w/ the correct part replacement or problem solver.Even though I do lot's of research,I can't figure out if the cruise control module is the problem or maybe the BCM?? Please advise asap! Tnanks again! Joe--9254138534 or E-mail jjaworski09@yahoo.com
1998 BUICK CENTURY - CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON INSPECTION
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1981 Buick ElectraV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$137.43Shop/Dealer Price$168.81 - $230.28
1981 Buick ElectraV6-4.1LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$168.02Shop/Dealer Price$207.11 - $291.56
1984 Buick ElectraV8-5.7L DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$187.11Shop/Dealer Price$230.94 - $329.68
1978 Buick ElectraV8-5.7LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$266.05Shop/Dealer Price$329.63 - $487.59
1977 Buick ElectraV8-5.7LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$269.75Shop/Dealer Price$334.22 - $494.92
1989 Buick ElectraV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$173.75Shop/Dealer Price$214.21 - $302.91
1982 Buick ElectraV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$137.74Shop/Dealer Price$169.29 - $231.05
1985 Buick ElectraV8-5.7L DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$187.11Shop/Dealer Price$230.98 - $329.75
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