Alternator Repair Estimate for Volvo 242

Volvo 242 Alternator Repair costs $172 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$149 to $199
Labor: $70 -$120
Parts: $79
Average Dealer price
$251 to 298
Average Shop price
$182 to 224
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1982 Volvo 242L4-2.1L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$183.59Shop/Dealer Price$225.32 - $304.76
1982 Volvo 242L4-2.1LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$182.01Shop/Dealer Price$223.44 - $301.76
1983 Volvo 242L4-2.1L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$182.01Shop/Dealer Price$223.37 - $301.65
1983 Volvo 242L4-2.3LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$154.01Shop/Dealer Price$189.58 - $263.51
1984 Volvo 242L4-2.3LService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$169.59Shop/Dealer Price$208.43 - $285.70
1984 Volvo 242L4-2.1L TurboService typeAlternator RepairYourMechanic Price$190.59Shop/Dealer Price$233.76 - $314.29
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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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