Alternator Repair in Droitwich Spa

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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 Droitwich Spa (15 found)
HiQ Tyres and Autocare Worcester
357 Jobs Completed
Worcester
4.3 / 5

"We stock a huge range of car, 4x4 and specialist tyres from leading brands such as Goodyear, Dunlop and Sava, along with many more leading manufacturers, and hundreds of

Blackpole Trade and Save Autocentre
186 Jobs Completed
Worcester
4.6 / 5

Blackpole Trade & Save Autocentre in Worcester, the place for all makes & models vehicle maintenance. We have an MOT Test Centre on-site located in Blackpole, Wor

RestoMech
21 Jobs Completed
Worcester
4.9 / 5

RestoMech is a friendly independent workshop based in Worcester. Established in 2011, our aim has always been to ensure all our customers leave 100 % satisfied. We do th

DNA Automotive Solutions Ltd
12 Jobs Completed
Worcester
4.2 / 5

"Welcome to DNA Automotive Solutions. At DNA we welcome the opportunity to provide a friendly, reliable, first class service at an affordable cost. With a combined 27 yea

Northbank Garage
4 Job Completed
Droitwich
5.0 / 5

We have over 35 years worth of experience in car service, repair and maintenance, and we take great pride in maintaining your vehicle's road-worthy status. Our complet

Newbury Motors
Member since 07 October 2014
Worcester

"Newbury Motors a long established garage and has been operating from the same site since the 1920's (until June 2014)We have now relocated to 130 Worcester road which is

J.D.R autoservices
Member since 22 November 2018
droitwich

As a small growing local garage we value every customer . with over 20 years of experience in the trade and specialising in japanese cars. we are a small business so dont

Granthams Garage
Member since 21 February 2013
Worcester

Granthams Garage was established in 1964 as a family business which it still is today. Mark & Jon Grantham, sons of the founder, now run the business between themselv

Fuel medic
Member since 28 November 2013
Bromsgrove

We remove the fuel from vehicles that have been missfuelled we cover a 100 mile radius from Redditch and will travel outside these areas for extra charge .we use the late

Grove Automotive Ltd
Member since 16 October 2014
Stoke Prior

Grove Automotive is a family run business in Stoke Prior Bromsgrove established in 2007. We can provide all your vehicle needs all under one roof on all makes and models,

Westlands Bromsgrove
Member since 29 June 2015
Bromsgrove

<Toyota Centre name> offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensu

JTR Vehicle Services Ltd.
Member since 09 December 2015
Droiwich

Our view is that the mechanics make a good garage. Whether they are qualified or not, a good mechanic is one who values custom, wants to provide an invaluable service, co

SRT Mobile mechanic
Member since 23 October 2019
Worcestershire

I am a reliable mobile mechanic working from my car and has had 11 years experience throughout garages,I'm currently working at 2 garage one full time and the other when

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Alternator Repair in Droitwich Spa
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 Droitwich Spa

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 Droitwich Spa
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£417.10
Ford£415.58
Citroen£519.94
Volkswagen£363.91
Renault£512.47
Audi£386.80
Mercedes£592.33
BMW£440.82
Toyota£317.15
MINI£526.38
Peugeot£397.58

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 07/09/2022 and 06/12/2022.

Gary from Complete Mechanics explains the workings of the alternator