Alternator Repair Estimate for Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf Alternator Repair costs $410 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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YourMechanic Price
$259 to $592
Labor: $70 -$176
Parts: $189 -$416
Average Dealer price
$472 to 1037
Average Shop price
$320 to 703
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1994 Volkswagen GolfL4-2.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$387.18Shop/Dealer Price$480.99 - $729.76
1985 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.6L DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$318.22Shop/Dealer Price$394.28 - $583.07
1988 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.8LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$319.44Shop/Dealer Price$396.35 - $594.33
1998 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$395.31Shop/Dealer Price$490.61 - $737.20
1987 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.6L DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$319.32Shop/Dealer Price$396.18 - $594.07
2003 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.8L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$412.60Shop/Dealer Price$512.17 - $771.69
1997 Volkswagen GolfL4-2.0LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$388.64Shop/Dealer Price$482.91 - $732.85
1997 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$395.31Shop/Dealer Price$490.64 - $737.25
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Golf Alternator Repair

$235 to $416

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Arrived on time, quick and professional. Quality work.
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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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