Alternator Repair in Camden

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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 Camden (106 found)
I.C.E Mobile Mechanic
97 Jobs Completed
Compton Street
5.0 / 5

We are a mobile mechanic. We would visit you at work or home or even on the side of the road where ever we are needed we would try out best to get you going again I am fl

George mobile/garage mechanic
181 Jobs Completed
london
4.9 / 5

My business started in year 2016 and been working as a mechanic for more than 15 years. I specializes in diagnosing and repairing all aspects of auto repair issues from

North One
560 Jobs Completed
London
4.4 / 5

We would like to welcome you to our friendly EuroRepar/RAC Authorised Service Centre ideally situated in North London's Tufnell Park. We are 7 minutes walk from Tufnell P

T.J. Kane auto mechanic
53 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

General car repairs service mot work diagnostic check . all mechanical work undertaken I am a local mechanic Paddington area, 40 years experience, local pick up and deli

Your Mobile Garage
236 Jobs Completed
Islington
4.7 / 5

Best mobile mechanic in London. Offering professional diagnostics, the best mechanical team, and bodywork along with many other services. WE PROMISE TO BEAT ANY GENUINE Q

Volkswagen Garages
94 Jobs Completed
London
4.0 / 5

Hi, I'm Roy and I own Volkswagen Garages. I started out initially working exclusively with Volkswaged and Audi in a main dealer (where I first qualified as a technic

Kar Dok
169 Jobs Completed
London
3.0 / 5

We are an independent garage based in Swiss Cottage, London. We have been providing vehicle repair and maintenance services to the local area for over 15 years, so you ca

Globe Motors
13 Jobs Completed
Camden Town
5.0 / 5

Specialists in all servicing and repairs to all types of makes and models. we carryout the following:* MOT* SERVICING* BODYWORK* BRAKES / TYRES / BATTERIES* DIAGNOSTIC* E

GCAP Performance
14 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

"GCAP Performance is a performance car specialists based in Notting Hill, West London. A family ran business, Gary, the owner, comes from a family with a combined 90

F&G Car Services Ltd
6 Jobs Completed
Holloway
5.0 / 5

"F&G car services ltd are an established family business based in North London, covering the Enfield, Westminster, Camden, Islington and Haringey areas. We offer a range

A W Motors
14 Jobs Completed
Camden Town
4.5 / 5

"We do all mechanical work, body work and repairs, MOT preparation and servicing. We can also offer accident repairs and insurance work. Free collection and delivery serv

West Hampstead Motors Ltd
11 Jobs Completed
Gospel Oak
4.5 / 5

"Established in 1975. West Hampstead Motors Ltd. are expert in the servicing and repair of both classic and modern German vehicles. We specialise in Audi, BMW, Mercedes B

Alan Day Volkswagen Hampstead
1 Job Completed
London
5.0 / 5

Alan Day Volkswagen is a family owned business that has been delivering the highest levels of customer service to its customers since 1972.This has been achieved through

Transauto Garage LTD
3 Job Completed
London
5.0 / 5

Free collection and delivery in the following postcode areas: N1, N4, N5, N7, N19, N1C NW1. We carry out MOT's, diagnostics, servicing, insurance body work, lease vehi

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Alternator Repair in Camden
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.

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Alternator Prices in Camden

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 Camden
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£313.64
Vauxhall£342.70
Mercedes£447.43
Volkswagen£290.69
Peugeot£407.25
Audi£377.25
BMW£348.41
Renault£361.36
Toyota£354.26
Citroen£299.76
MINI£367.95
Volvo£377.64

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 07/09/2021 and 06/12/2021.

Gary from Complete Mechanics explains the workings of the alternator