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Alternator Repair Estimate for Buick Riviera

Buick Riviera Alternator Repair costs $196 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

YourMechanic Price
$130 to $292
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $60 -$212
Average Dealer price
$213 to 518
Average Shop price
$158 to 349
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1980 Buick RivieraV8-5.7L DieselService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$254.76Shop/Dealer Price$315.47 - $464.93
1984 Buick RivieraV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$290.76Shop/Dealer Price$360.54 - $537.05
1993 Buick RivieraV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$386.76Shop/Dealer Price$480.49 - $728.97
1981 Buick RivieraV6-3.8L TurboService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$254.76Shop/Dealer Price$315.51 - $465.01
1988 Buick RivieraV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$350.76Shop/Dealer Price$435.48 - $656.95
1983 Buick RivieraV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$254.76Shop/Dealer Price$315.47 - $464.92
1980 Buick RivieraV6-3.8L TurboService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$189.96Shop/Dealer Price$234.56 - $335.48
1983 Buick RivieraV6-3.8L TurboService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$254.76Shop/Dealer Price$315.54 - $465.04
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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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Buick Riviera Repair

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4.6/5

Number of Reviews

20

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Jamahl

16 years of experience
555 reviews
Jamahl
16 years of experience
Don't know if jamahl was successful with the repair yet,waiting for a heavy rain.will keep in touch.Thanks,Ric
1990 BUICK RIVIERA - OTHER INSPECTIONS - CASSELBERRY, FLORIDA

Terry

22 years of experience
301 reviews
Terry
22 years of experience
I paid $70.00 to have a mechanic confirm what I already knew. And he didn't fix the problem. He told me to buy a new gas cap and he hoped that it would fix the problem. If it didn't, he told me that I would have to get a smoke test. What the fuck did I pay for??
2006 BUICK LACROSSE - CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON - PHOENIX, ARIZONA

David

21 years of experience
72 reviews
David
21 years of experience
I've used David multiple times and as always, David was on time, completed the work in a timely manner, and did not try to add on any unnecessary services. This would have cost me a lot more money if I would have taken it to a repair shop.
2004 BUICK RAINIER - CAR IS NOT STARTING - SUMMERFIELD, FLORIDA

Jerome

20 years of experience
71 reviews
Jerome
20 years of experience
This is the first time I used the service and was very pleased, I'm sure I will use them again
1998 BUICK RIVIERA - CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON - ROSEDALE, MARYLAND
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1980 Buick RivieraV8-5.7L DieselService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$254.76Shop/Dealer Price$315.47 - $464.93
1984 Buick RivieraV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$290.76Shop/Dealer Price$360.54 - $537.05
1993 Buick RivieraV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$386.76Shop/Dealer Price$480.49 - $728.97
1981 Buick RivieraV6-3.8L TurboService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$254.76Shop/Dealer Price$315.51 - $465.01
1988 Buick RivieraV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$350.76Shop/Dealer Price$435.48 - $656.95
1983 Buick RivieraV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$254.76Shop/Dealer Price$315.47 - $464.92
1980 Buick RivieraV6-3.8L TurboService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$189.96Shop/Dealer Price$234.56 - $335.48
1983 Buick RivieraV6-3.8L TurboService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$254.76Shop/Dealer Price$315.54 - $465.04
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