Alternator Repair in Ashington

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Is your battery not charging? Do your headlights dim when you press the accelerator? If so, you probably have an Alternator Fault.

A new alternator may be necessary to power your engine sufficiently and ensure safety.

Along with alternator repair, battery problems may also be an indication of starter motor failure.


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Top garages for Alternator Repair in Ashington (69 found)
AF Service Centre
753 Jobs Completed
Cramlington
4.9 / 5

Established in 1998, we are an independent garage with an aim to provide a first-class service to our customers both private and business. Delivering our customers with a

BOSCH CAR SERVICE CENTRE - REDBURN MOT & SERVICE CENTRE
245 Jobs Completed
Blyth
4.9 / 5

WE ARE WHO CAN FIX MY CAR 2018 AWARDS FINALISTS. Looking for great value car servicing? Need a reliable MOT test centre? We are specialists offering a full range of

BRUNSWICK MOT & SERVICE CENTRE
93 Jobs Completed
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
4.4 / 5

We are a small family ran garage newly opened on brunswick industial estate, we pride our self on excellent customer service and getting your car booked in as soon as pos

TDL Autos
49 Jobs Completed
Morpeth
5.0 / 5

We are a fully-fledged family owned garage based in Hadston, offering a wide range of car services including; - mechanical repairs (clutches, brakes, suspension, exhaust

Newcastle Garage Services Brunswick
143 Jobs Completed
Newcastle upon Tyne
4.7 / 5

At Newcastle garage services are values. we treat your vehicle with care and always fit protective seat covers. Ensure your vehicle inspected by our trained technician

Backworth MOT & Service Centre
27 Jobs Completed
Backworth
5.0 / 5

As a small independent business with over 50 years of collective experience in the motor trade we are dedicated to providing you with an excellent, top quality service an

Lion Garage Services Ltd
345 Jobs Completed
Bedlington
4.9 / 5

Family ran business which have a long standing reputation for looking after our customers and their vehicles. We carry out MOT Testing, Service, repairs and more in-dept

MJB Garage Services
2 Job Completed
Newcastle upon Tyne
5.0 / 5

MJB Garage services located in Tyneside autoparc Newcastle provide garage services on a wide range of vechicles including light commercial vehicles. Using OE quality part

Sovereign Motors Ashington
11 Jobs Completed
Ashington
5.0 / 5

Formed in 1995 Sovereign Motors has many years’ experience in the car repair and servicing trade and provides a reliable, competitive and friendly service to all customer

J.B Motors
28 Jobs Completed
Cramlington
4.9 / 5

Established in 2002 by sole trader John Batey, JB Motors is a quality driven business, providing a full range of garage services to domestic and commercial customers in C

Ashington Autodrome Ltd
1 Job Completed
Ashington
5.0 / 5

"We have a fully equipped workshop, with 3 ramps and up to date diagnostic equipment. We are also a VOSA approved MoT Station. "

Cramlington Ford
2 Job Completed
Cramlington
5.0 / 5

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on. Here at Cramlington Ford we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servicing

Russell Jennings Service Centre
18 Job Completed
Guidepost
5.0 / 5

Russell Jennings Service Centre offers customers a high quality, professional and relaxed service every time they visit. For service and MOTs, we cater for all makes and

Astley Garage
Member since 23 February 2018
Blyth

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6

First Stop Cramlington Tyres
Member since 14 April 2021
Cramlington

At Cramlington Tyres we offer a local next day fitting tyre service with an extensive range of brands to suit all vehicles, driving styles and budgets. We also offer whe

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Alternator Repair in Ashington
Frequently asked questions
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What is a car alternator?

The car's alternator performs a simple but vital job: to keep your car's battery charged. The battery is responsible for starting the car, spark plugs, lights, electrics, and sometimes power steering - quite a job - so it's essential that it's topped up - and that's what the alternator does.

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What are common problems with an alternator?

The alternator acts like a small generator: the engine spins, and the alternator turns that spinning motion into electricity. The most common problems are worn brushes (the component that maintains constant electrical contact with the spinning alternator) and a failing voltage regulator (which ensures that the charge is sent to the battery at the correct voltage.)

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What are the common symptoms of alternator problems?

Common signs of car alternator problems include the 'charge' or battery lights flashing on the dashboard, flickering or dimming headlights and interior lights and a growling or whining noise under the bonnet.

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What is the average alternator repair cost?

An alternator can be rebuilt as opposed to replaced, however in truth the difference in cost is often quite small. Either way the most common repair cost is around £150-200.

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How to test an alternator for problems

A simple way to test an alternator for problems is to do what's known as the headlight test. Park your car with the headlights on or run it in neutral, then rev the engine. If the headlights dim you could well have an alternator problem. A better test is to take your car to a garage, where a car alternator can be tested using a multimeter tool.

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What happens if my alternator breaks?

If your alternator fails, your car battery won't charge and, very soon, will have insufficient charge to start the car.

Average rating for  Alternator Repair in Ashington bookings

3.75

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Alternator Prices in Ashington

Alternator repair prices can vary depending on your car due to differences in labour time and parts needed but you can expect to pay between £250-£300. Take a look below at the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top car makes.


Alternator Repair Cost by Car Make in Ashington
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£429.05
Citroen£328.38

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 29/06/2022 and 27/09/2022.

Gary from Complete Mechanics explains the workings of the alternator