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How much does a Alternator Repair cost?

On average, the cost for a Mercedes-Benz E280 Alternator Repair is $774 with $575 for parts and $199 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2007 Mercedes-Benz E280V6-3.0LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$1390.82Shop/Dealer Price$1714.91 - $2604.48
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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.

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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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Mercedes-Benz C230 L4-2.3L - Alternator - Las Vegas, Nevada
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Mercedes-Benz SL500 V8-5.0L - Alternator - Laurel, Maryland
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Mercedes-Benz E320 V6-3.2L - Alternator Repair - Houston, Texas
Excellent mechanic, it was a generally simple process anyway. Was happy to swap in the part I bought myself. Appreciate the savings

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Mercedes-Benz R500 V8-5.0L - Alternator - North Charleston, South Carolina
Daniel communicated in advance of appointment, arrived a few minutes early and started work immediately after making sure of service required. He was knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. I'll request him for additional services.

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