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$149.30 - $1,378.98

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5/5

Number of Reviews

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Damian

10 years of experience
450 reviews
Damian
10 years of experience
Excellent job. Relatable, friendly, knowledgeable. Overall great experience.
Very great service I would recommend him personally to others in need. Thanks again damian

Richard

10 years of experience
450 reviews
Richard
10 years of experience
Richard was on time and knowledgeable about working on cars. He is very professional and gets the job done in a great time.
Richard Robinson replaced an alternator on our vehicle. He did it quickly, and most efficiently. He even called to offer coming at an earlier time than our original appointment. The work was done yesterday, a Sunday, and at our home, befor the work-week. The work appears to be well done - and it is certainly convenient. Thank you, Richard Robinson.

Michael

17 years of experience
18 reviews
Michael
17 years of experience
Very helpful and knowledgeable!! Would highly recommend.

Sean

16 years of experience
109 reviews
Sean
16 years of experience
Friendly, professional, knowledgeable. Thanks Sean

Charles

16 years of experience
176 reviews
Charles
16 years of experience
Charles was on time for the scheduled appt. and very knowledgeable about the service that needed to be done. This is the second time he has worked on a car in my household. If we need anything else, we will ask for Charles.

Michael

15 years of experience
570 reviews
Michael
15 years of experience
Michael was great. First experience with a mobile mechanic and now I wonder why. Efficient, competent, explained everything. Evern put up with me looking over his shoulder for a bit. On time and finished early, I booked him immediately on another issue after I saw how great he was.

Horus

10 years of experience
122 reviews
Horus
10 years of experience
Great experience with Horus. Arrived on time. Courteus and very professional.

Phon

17 years of experience
26 reviews
Phon
17 years of experience
very good service!!!

Robert

19 years of experience
760 reviews
Robert
19 years of experience
No problems. Professional. Convenient.

Harish

26 years of experience
588 reviews
Harish
26 years of experience
Great Service , Knowledgable. Fixed the problem and gave great advice.


How much does Alternator Repair cost in Hyattsville?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Hyattsville. Our mechanics in Hyattsville 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 in Hyattsville.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Mazda 6 $351 $270.82 $79.99 7% $378.32
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic $305 $225.30 $79.99 8% $332.80
2012 Toyota Prius V $542 $262.05 $279.96 15% $638.30
2006 Lexus RX330 $273 $193.36 $79.99 9% $300.86
2013 Acura ILX $693 $565.47 $127.98 5% $737.47
2014 Porsche 911 $1342 $1190.23 $151.98 3% $1394.48

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Alternator Repair Service

How does an alternator help your car run?

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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Before repairing the alternator:

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.

Steps when replacing an alternator:

  • 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 for alternator replacements:

Ask your mechanic to inspect the condition of the charging system during every major service. The 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.

Why repairing your alternator is important:

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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