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Alternator Repair Estimate for Scion tC

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

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$203 to $565
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $133 -$485
Average Dealer price
$359 to 1063
Average Shop price
$249 to 689
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2016 Scion tCL4-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$594.05Shop/Dealer Price$739.58 - $1143.50
2009 Scion tCL4-2.4LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$210.98Shop/Dealer Price$260.81 - $377.48
2010 Scion tCL4-2.4LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$210.98Shop/Dealer Price$260.76 - $377.40
2007 Scion tCL4-2.4LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$210.98Shop/Dealer Price$260.78 - $377.44
2012 Scion tCL4-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$278.83Shop/Dealer Price$345.57 - $513.08
2015 Scion tCL4-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$594.05Shop/Dealer Price$739.57 - $1143.50
2013 Scion tCL4-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$596.47Shop/Dealer Price$742.70 - $1148.50
2006 Scion tCL4-2.4LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$210.98Shop/Dealer Price$260.80 - $377.47
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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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Jay
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Jay came out to do a vehicle inspection even helped me out with some minor things and gave me the run down on how to do some of the stuff on my own if I choose to do it myself. All around great guy, very helpful, and extremely knowledgeable .
2006 SCION TC - OTHER INSPECTIONS
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Jose was great. He showed up early and was excellent at replacing my brake pads. He was kind and knows what he's doing at his job. I will be using your mechanic again instead of going to a auto shop and paying more. I will deff be using Jose again.
2007 SCION TC - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (FRONT)
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18 years of experience
good guy was able to determine my engine problem and was able to give me a contact to help me with my repair at a cheap reasonable price. ...
2006 SCION TC - LOUD CLICKING NOISE WHEN I TURN THE CAR INSPECTION
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Armando
5 years of experience
Although they tell you to give the mechanics 1 hour leeway to show up, Armando was at my house early. He serviced my car perfectly and took the time to explain to me exactly what he was doing and why. He also completed a full inspection on the rest of my car to let me know what I should focus on fixing next. Definitely looking to schedule with him again. Great experience!
2006 SCION TC - ALTERNATOR REPAIR
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2016 Scion tCL4-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$594.05Shop/Dealer Price$739.58 - $1143.50
2009 Scion tCL4-2.4LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$210.98Shop/Dealer Price$260.81 - $377.48
2010 Scion tCL4-2.4LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$210.98Shop/Dealer Price$260.76 - $377.40
2007 Scion tCL4-2.4LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$210.98Shop/Dealer Price$260.78 - $377.44
2012 Scion tCL4-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$278.83Shop/Dealer Price$345.57 - $513.08
2015 Scion tCL4-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$594.05Shop/Dealer Price$739.57 - $1143.50
2013 Scion tCL4-2.5LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$596.47Shop/Dealer Price$742.70 - $1148.50
2006 Scion tCL4-2.4LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$210.98Shop/Dealer Price$260.80 - $377.47
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