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Alternator Repair Estimate for Mercury Cougar

Mercury Cougar Alternator Repair costs $205 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

YourMechanic Price
$120 to $371
Labor: $70 -$144
Parts: $50 -$227
Average Dealer price
$194 to 622
Average Shop price
$146 to 434
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1982 Mercury CougarV8-4.2LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$182.76Shop/Dealer Price$225.47 - $320.93
1999 Mercury CougarL4-2.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$506.76Shop/Dealer Price$630.54 - $969.05
1992 Mercury CougarV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$410.76Shop/Dealer Price$510.49 - $776.97
1979 Mercury CougarV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$303.36Shop/Dealer Price$376.26 - $562.21
1999 Mercury CougarV6-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$574.76Shop/Dealer Price$713.11 - $1069.29
1984 Mercury CougarV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$175.56Shop/Dealer Price$216.47 - $306.52
1977 Mercury CougarV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$524.22Shop/Dealer Price$652.38 - $1004.00
1988 Mercury CougarV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$277.52Shop/Dealer Price$343.99 - $510.56
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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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I was really really happy with the results. I Give him 5***** rating in all areas I would recommend Jay to anyone and everyone. Satisfaction guaranteed he went above and beyond for me he got the part the same day when I wasn't Able to get it toll following day
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Richard
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The part had not yet arrived on the day of service and Richard called me first thing in the morning to let me know. He kept in touch with me and was on the lookout for the part. He arrived only 30 min after the appointment time with the part! He quickly installed my fuel pump and was on his way. I later found out there was another issue with the car, which hadn't been diagnosed before (he had not done the initial diagnosis) and he quickly came back out to take a look at it. Throughout the process Richard has been polite and understanding.
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7 years of experience
Very patient. Great customer communication: Willing to explain even the most insognificant detail. Car runs like a dream! I look forward to having him work on future projects. Thanks, Jerel! Celena Durrance
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1982 Mercury CougarV8-4.2LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$182.76Shop/Dealer Price$225.47 - $320.93
1999 Mercury CougarL4-2.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$506.76Shop/Dealer Price$630.54 - $969.05
1992 Mercury CougarV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$410.76Shop/Dealer Price$510.49 - $776.97
1979 Mercury CougarV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$303.36Shop/Dealer Price$376.26 - $562.21
1999 Mercury CougarV6-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$574.76Shop/Dealer Price$713.11 - $1069.29
1984 Mercury CougarV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$175.56Shop/Dealer Price$216.47 - $306.52
1977 Mercury CougarV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$524.22Shop/Dealer Price$652.38 - $1004.00
1988 Mercury CougarV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$277.52Shop/Dealer Price$343.99 - $510.56
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