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Alternator Repair Estimate for Mercedes-Benz SLK320

Mercedes-Benz SLK320 Alternator Repair costs $377 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK320V6-3.2LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$671.63Shop/Dealer Price$836.24 - $1281.25
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK320V6-3.2LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$651.63Shop/Dealer Price$816.27 - $1261.30
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320V6-3.2LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$651.63Shop/Dealer Price$816.27 - $1261.30
2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK320V6-3.2LService typeAlternator RepairEstimate$651.63Shop/Dealer Price$816.23 - $1261.23
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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.

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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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Peter

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Peter
36 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SLK320 V6-3.2L - Car Battery Replacement - Phoenix, Arizona
Excellent service from Peter. Will ask for him again. Btw you have the wrong car listed. Tha SLK was my last car. Peter installed a new battery in my 2003 BMW 525i, which has the same license plate that I had on the SLK. Again, it wasn't a pleasure to do business with Peter and your company. . ...... . . ......

Luis

18 years of experience
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Luis
18 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SLK320 V6-3.2L - Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement - Union, New Jersey
Great service

Kevin

24 years of experience
489 reviews
Kevin
24 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SLK320 V6-3.2L - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Duluth, Georgia
Kevin was professional, courteous and knowledgeable.

Carlos

25 years of experience
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Carlos
25 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SLK320 V6-3.2L - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Pleasant Hill, California
Carlos is so amazing! He is very efficient yet thorough, and will tell you flat out whether or not he thinks it is a good deal. He gave me advice on smaller maintenance strategies, shared his knowledge of dos and donts, and helped me figure out some specific features. I also got to sit with him in the car while he drove it around, which I really liked. He explained what he noticed and felt, and why he was doing certain things. Having Carlos check it out made me feel much more confident in my purchase, and I felt a lot less nervous taking the leap. I plan on calling him back up down the line for anything I need. In the end, I was able to drive (not walk) away in an amazing 2003 Mercedes Benz SLK320. I really appreciate his help and advice.

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