Mercedes-Benz 300SD Alternator Repair at your home or office.

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Alternator Repair Estimate for Mercedes-Benz 300SD

Mercedes-Benz 300SD Alternator Repair costs $368 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$283 to $453
Labor: $70 -$112
Parts: $213 -$341
Average Dealer price
$519 to 813
Average Shop price
$350 to 543
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1983 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL5-3.0L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$691.32Shop/Dealer Price$875.22 - $1346.89
1981 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL5-3.0L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$691.32Shop/Dealer Price$875.39 - $1347.19
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL5-3.0L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$663.32Shop/Dealer Price$837.10 - $1301.18
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL6-3.4L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$752.56Shop/Dealer Price$948.69 - $1479.72
1982 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL5-3.0L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$691.32Shop/Dealer Price$875.25 - $1346.94
1984 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL5-3.0L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$663.32Shop/Dealer Price$837.05 - $1301.09
1980 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL5-3.0L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$524.06Shop/Dealer Price$666.36 - $1012.74
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL6-3.4L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$752.56Shop/Dealer Price$948.72 - $1479.79
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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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He is a really pleasant man,who has a good attention to detail,as it happens there was no way to get the car started, due to what appears to be failed fuel pumps,which is what i suspected. I am 70 years old,fixing it has lost its appeal,and did not have all the tools to fix it with me.Therefore being a mechanic my self in the past, i can only say he knows what he is doing.If the parts were at hand he would have repaired it no problem i'm quite sure,so for me he gets top marks,in all departments. Yours sincerely Barry Vare
1988 MERCEDES-BENZ 560SEC - CAR IS NOT STARTING INSPECTION
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11 years of experience
Kept me informed for his arrival. Was very friendly.
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12 years of experience
Great service...very satisfied...
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1983 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL5-3.0L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$691.32Shop/Dealer Price$875.22 - $1346.89
1981 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL5-3.0L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$691.32Shop/Dealer Price$875.39 - $1347.19
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL5-3.0L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$663.32Shop/Dealer Price$837.10 - $1301.18
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL6-3.4L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$752.56Shop/Dealer Price$948.69 - $1479.72
1982 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL5-3.0L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$691.32Shop/Dealer Price$875.25 - $1346.94
1984 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL5-3.0L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$663.32Shop/Dealer Price$837.05 - $1301.09
1980 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL5-3.0L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$524.06Shop/Dealer Price$666.36 - $1012.74
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL6-3.4L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$752.56Shop/Dealer Price$948.72 - $1479.79
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