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Alternator Repair Estimate for Mercedes-Benz 380SEC

Mercedes-Benz 380SEC Alternator Repair costs $304 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SECV8-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$497.95Shop/Dealer Price$621.62 - $932.32
1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SECV8-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$497.95Shop/Dealer Price$621.75 - $932.55
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Alternator Repair Service

How does an alternator help your car run?

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

Before repairing the alternator:

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.

Steps when replacing an alternator:

  • 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 for alternator replacements:

Ask your mechanic to inspect the condition of the charging system during every major service. The 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.

Why repairing your alternator is important:

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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Luis

33 years of experience
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Luis
33 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz E320 - Alternator - Hayward, California
Hello, I,m very happy with the work Luis perform,I would like for only Luis to repair my cars….Mr. MEZA, GREAT MECHANIC….THANK YOU.

Kerry

29 years of experience
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Kerry
29 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz E550 - Alternator - Atlanta, Georgia
Everything was perfect!

Andrew

9 years of experience
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Andrew
9 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz C240 - Alternator - Shawnee Mission, Kansas
Great attitude, superb knowledge. I will not have slightest hesitation to book him again if required for my car. Thank you very much for all your work in extreme weather.

Ricardo

12 years of experience
339 reviews
Ricardo
12 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz CLS500 - Alternator - Los Angeles, California
Ricardo is a very excellent mechanic. He does all he can to correct the problem. His friendly demeanor makes you feel very comfortable he will do his best!

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