Alternator Replacement Estimate for Kia Rio5

Kia Rio5 Alternator Replacement costs $278 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$277 to $289
Labor: $84 -$96
Parts: $193
Average Dealer price
$498
Average Shop price
$341
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2006 Kia Rio5L4-1.6LService typeAlternator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$292.83Shop/Dealer Price$362.46 - $532.15
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Parts required for a Kia Rio5 Alternator Replacement

$193

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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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