Alternator Repair Estimate for Saturn LW1

Saturn LW1 Alternator Repair costs $331 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$330 to $340
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $260
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$614
Average Shop price
$409
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2000 Saturn LW1L4-2.2LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$351.47Shop/Dealer Price$436.36 - $658.35
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Parts required for a Saturn LW1 Alternator Repair

$260

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All about Alternator Repair

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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