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Alternator Repair Estimate for Mercury Cougar

Mercury Cougar Alternator Repair costs $202 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$123 to $368
Labor: $70 -$144
Parts: $53 -$224
Average Dealer price
$199 to 616
Average Shop price
$149 to 430
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1992 Mercury CougarV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$189.32Shop/Dealer Price$233.67 - $334.05
1993 Mercury CougarV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$250.77Shop/Dealer Price$310.56 - $457.08
1985 Mercury CougarV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$126.00Shop/Dealer Price$154.54 - $207.45
2001 Mercury CougarL4-2.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$203.66Shop/Dealer Price$251.65 - $362.82
1987 Mercury CougarV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$191.92Shop/Dealer Price$236.93 - $339.26
1982 Mercury CougarV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$130.95Shop/Dealer Price$160.70 - $217.30
2002 Mercury CougarV6-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$369.68Shop/Dealer Price$456.89 - $659.36
1988 Mercury CougarV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$189.66Shop/Dealer Price$234.16 - $334.84
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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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Patrick
22 years of experience
Professional, on-time, good work.
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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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very pleasant . seemed to know what the problem was and how to fix it
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21 years of experience
TJ was great. Super friendly and very knowledgeable about his craft. Worked quickly and fixed my car up no problem.
2000 MERCURY SABLE - STABILIZER BAR LINKS REPLACEMENT (REAR)
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1992 Mercury CougarV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$189.32Shop/Dealer Price$233.67 - $334.05
1993 Mercury CougarV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$250.77Shop/Dealer Price$310.56 - $457.08
1985 Mercury CougarV8-5.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$126.00Shop/Dealer Price$154.54 - $207.45
2001 Mercury CougarL4-2.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$203.66Shop/Dealer Price$251.65 - $362.82
1987 Mercury CougarV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$191.92Shop/Dealer Price$236.93 - $339.26
1982 Mercury CougarV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$130.95Shop/Dealer Price$160.70 - $217.30
2002 Mercury CougarV6-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$369.68Shop/Dealer Price$456.89 - $659.36
1988 Mercury CougarV6-3.8LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$189.66Shop/Dealer Price$234.16 - $334.84
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