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Alternator Repair Estimate for Saab 900

Saab 900 Alternator Repair costs $300 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$249 to $708
Labor: $91 -$296
Parts: $158 -$412
Average Dealer price
$438 to 1169
Average Shop price
$306 to 824
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1994 Saab 900V6-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$435.40Shop/Dealer Price$533.22 - $705.81
1998 Saab 900L4-2.3LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$264.13Shop/Dealer Price$326.38 - $470.46
1985 Saab 900L4-2.0L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$273.04Shop/Dealer Price$336.87 - $479.26
1980 Saab 900L4-2.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$359.62Shop/Dealer Price$445.12 - $652.47
1997 Saab 900L4-2.3LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$267.40Shop/Dealer Price$330.39 - $476.85
1990 Saab 900L4-2.0L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$276.21Shop/Dealer Price$340.78 - $485.52
1984 Saab 900L4-2.0L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$277.00Shop/Dealer Price$341.91 - $487.34
1985 Saab 900L4-2.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$446.30Shop/Dealer Price$553.51 - $825.89
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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.

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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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Very knowledgeable and informative. Can out for one repair, told me it was not needed. Then set me up for the correct repair. Love the information about the visit that can be accessed on line
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1994 Saab 900V6-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$435.40Shop/Dealer Price$533.22 - $705.81
1998 Saab 900L4-2.3LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$264.13Shop/Dealer Price$326.38 - $470.46
1985 Saab 900L4-2.0L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$273.04Shop/Dealer Price$336.87 - $479.26
1980 Saab 900L4-2.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$359.62Shop/Dealer Price$445.12 - $652.47
1997 Saab 900L4-2.3LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$267.40Shop/Dealer Price$330.39 - $476.85
1990 Saab 900L4-2.0L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$276.21Shop/Dealer Price$340.78 - $485.52
1984 Saab 900L4-2.0L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$277.00Shop/Dealer Price$341.91 - $487.34
1985 Saab 900L4-2.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$446.30Shop/Dealer Price$553.51 - $825.89
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