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Alternator Replacement Service & Cost

What is an 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
Alternator

Keep in mind

Your 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 much does Alternator Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Car Labor Cost Parts Cost Average Dealer Price YourMechanic Savings
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $107.50 $270.37 $360.37 - $395.37 $325 14%
2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 $204.25 $1066.00 $1237.00 - $1303.50 $877 30%
2005 BMW M3 $204.25 $576.43 $747.43 - $813.93 $494 36%
2003 Toyota Matrix $107.50 $162.47 $252.47 - $287.47 $225 16%
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 $301.00 $556.00 $808.00 - $906.00 $625 27%
1995 Ford Contour $129.00 $214.47 $322.47 - $364.47 $288 16%
2004 Ford F250 $107.50 $279.47 $369.47 - $404.47 $333 13%
2006 Mazda 3 $129.00 $201.47 $309.47 - $351.47 $276 16%
1995 Pontiac Bonneville $107.50 $175.47 $265.47 - $300.47 $237 16%
1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 $129.00 $641.00 $749.00 - $791.00 $496 35%

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