Alternator Replacement Estimate for Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester Alternator Replacement costs $298 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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YourMechanic Price
$212 to $454
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $142 -$374
Average Dealer price
$376 to 842
Average Shop price
$260 to 551
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2012 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAlternator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$474.70Shop/Dealer Price$590.40 - $904.82
2007 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAlternator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$220.22Shop/Dealer Price$272.36 - $395.96
2007 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeAlternator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$379.37Shop/Dealer Price$471.25 - $714.18
2009 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeAlternator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$379.37Shop/Dealer Price$471.27 - $714.22
2000 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAlternator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$319.04Shop/Dealer Price$395.83 - $593.51
2011 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeAlternator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$385.20Shop/Dealer Price$478.51 - $725.80
2005 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeAlternator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$258.94Shop/Dealer Price$320.78 - $473.45
2001 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAlternator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$314.43Shop/Dealer Price$390.13 - $584.39
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Parts required for a Subaru Forester Alternator Replacement

$142 to $374

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All about Alternator Replacement

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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