Alternator Repair in Highgate

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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 Highgate (321 found)
Car Technic
465 Jobs Completed
Tottenham
5.0 / 5

Car Technic offers car repairs in Tottenham and further-a-field, such as Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington, Walthamstow, Finsbury Park and Wood Green. We carry all the lates

Tyresure and brake Co London Ltd
23 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

Tyresure & Brake Company London Ltd are a garage based in North London, located 5 minutes walking distance from Northumberland Park overground station, next to the Sh

Car Lovers
653 Jobs Completed
Hackney
4.7 / 5

I would like to introduce myself and my company which is called Car Lovers and the name says it all. My name is fauzan also known by (soldier). I have been working in and

Aysin Limited
393 Jobs Completed
London
4.4 / 5

AYSIN LTD N15 4QF 61 MARKFIELD ROAD: we provide a quick and easy also friendly service for all types of cars bodywork engine ect contact us anytime !

247 TYRE MOBILE LTD
29 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

All our members of staff are well experienced within the motor trade industry and have been trained to deal with the most difficult of circumstances that can arise on the

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

M K AUTOS
66 Jobs Completed
Haringey
4.9 / 5

M K AUTOS is a family run vehicle repair workshop located in Haringey. We Undertake all repairs to all types of vehicles from MOT, Servicing, Brakes, Suspension, Diagnost

Damian BM
18 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

Specialised in BMW electronic. Coding, programming, fault detection, diagnostic. Retofits, unlocking hidden functions, adding equipment, personalize car/key functions.

Sphynx Vehicle Repairs
271 Jobs Completed
Walthamstow
5.0 / 5

We're a small, independent workshop, specialising in diagnostic repair, vehicle maintenance and recovery, for all makes and models. We're based in Walthamstow and have be

Universal Cars Ltd
748 Jobs Completed
London
4.5 / 5

Universal Cars Ltd has been in operation since 2015, carrying out all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing, MOT’s and bodywork in our garage, with no

Autowerke Ltd
1128 Jobs Completed
London
4.6 / 5

We specialise in service and repairs for all makes and models of cars. With experience we provide efficient, value for money servicing and repairs, using original parts a

Kar Dok
204 Jobs Completed
London
2.9 / 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

Hale Service Centre Ltd
217 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

Hale Service Centre Ltd is a well-established garage based in London who offer all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing and MOT's. We specialise in G

24Hour Master Windshield Limited
131 Jobs Completed
London
4.9 / 5

Have a chip or crack in your auto glass? Whether the damage is on your windshield, rear or side window, Master Windshield can help. Not only do we have certified technic

MCS Garage
436 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

Hello ! Please call me to discuss and confirm before accepting the Quote. NOTE: Visit or Come by Appointment only. Call me or send me a text/whatApp message First o

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Alternator Repair in Highgate
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 Highgate bookings

4.78

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Alternator Prices in Highgate

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 Highgate
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£343.24
Mercedes£418.81
Vauxhall£369.41
Nissan£371.94
BMW£482.32
Volkswagen£329.98
Audi£396.84
Peugeot£465.40
Toyota£308.77
Renault£412.17
Volvo£442.20

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 04/07/2022 and 02/10/2022.

Gary from Complete Mechanics explains the workings of the alternator