Alternator Repair in Canning Town

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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 Canning Town (96 found)
Leonardo auto center
214 Jobs Completed
London
4.6 / 5

hi , we take all mechanical work with care .

LEVOFIX LTD
285 Jobs Completed
London
4.9 / 5

I am a specialist car mechanic with a wide range of experience. I have been a mechanic for 15 years and have experience working on all car types. I love my job and enjoy

Floodgate Auto Repair Centre
41 Jobs Completed
Charlton
3.7 / 5

If you're looking for a reliable Car Garage in London, look no further than Floodgate Auto Repair Centre, specialists in a wide range of garage services including car ser

One Stop Auto Centre
39 Job Completed
Thamemead
5.0 / 5

"Established large workshop offering all general servicing and repairs. Also latest diagnostic equipment. Also offer tyre changing, general services and repairs on cars a

Big LPG Automotive Service
562 Jobs Completed
Barking
4.7 / 5

Established back in 2000, BIGLGP is a family run independent garage based in Barking who will always go the extra mile for our customers. We are a small team with dec

TVMPL
377 Jobs Completed
East Ham
4.6 / 5

15 years of mechanical experience. C&G certified. We take on all types of mechanical repair & warranty work, incl: General maintenance & repair. Servicing. Br

M.R. Motor Services Ltd
394 Jobs Completed
London
3.3 / 5

"We offer a full range of car services and cater for all makes and models including light commercial vehicles on a While-U-Wait service . Our staff are experienced and tr

HiQ Tyres & Autocare East Ham
238 Jobs Completed
East Ham
4.2 / 5

Every HiQ Centre in our network is driven to deliver 'fast fit you can be sure of' by taking the uncertainty and stress out of your fast fit car care experience. All of o

Majestic Service Centre MOT
572 Jobs Completed
LONDON
3.7 / 5

Hi there! We are an independent garage run out of South East London. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service and can assure you a seamless experience when wo

M14 Service Centre
45 Jobs Completed
London
4.9 / 5

We specialise in vehicle servicing, clutch, exhaust, suspension, alternators, ecu remap, tyres and brakes.

Adams Automotive Engineering
279 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

Adam's Automotive Engineering offers a variety of services to many customers; ranging from individual car owners to corporate clients and dealerships. The company has

LCL Motors Ltd
16 Jobs Completed
East Ham
5.0 / 5

Independent garage offering all vehicle repairs in East Ham; -General Servicing -M.O.T Testing Centre -Diagnostics/Mechanical Repairs -BodyWork Repairs -Insurance A

JAI DEE AUTOS LTD
31 Jobs Completed
london
4.6 / 5

We carry out servicing and repair across all range of make and models. We are fully equipped with up to date computer software for most makes and models. We carry out s

Eworks Garage
2 Jobs Completed
LONDON
2.5 / 5

"E-works employs fully-skilled mechanics satisfied both commercial and consumer clients. we aim for nothing less than 100% We are experts in automotive repair including,

Halfords Autocentre Barking OLD
3 Job Completed
Essex
5.0 / 5

"Welcome to Halfords Autocentres. Our knowledgeable staff always aim to provide a dedicated service to all customers and their cars. Using the latest diagnostics equipm

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Alternator Repair in Canning Town
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 Canning Town bookings

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Alternator Prices in Canning Town

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 Canning Town
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£306.65
Mercedes£437.68
Vauxhall£329.16
Volkswagen£271.49
BMW£359.61
Audi£366.69
Peugeot£396.77
Renault£350.53
Citroen£298.71
Toyota£355.95
MINI£344.53
Volvo£379.64

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 06/09/2021 and 05/12/2021.

Gary from Complete Mechanics explains the workings of the alternator