Alternator Repair in Hyde

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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 Hyde (176 found)
Mr Tyre Ltd - Ashton-under-Lyne
300 Jobs Completed
Ashton-under-Lyne
4.7 / 5

Whether you’re in need of tyres, MOTs or car servicing, throughout Central England you can rely on Mr Tyre to meet all your needs. Since 1971, we’ve been the premier car

L.P Autos
717 Jobs Completed
Failsworth
4.3 / 5

L.p Autos LTD specialises in all vehicle makes and models. Our services range from servicing, diagnostics, Brakes, Suspension, Clutches, Engine repair. We are a family bu

Total Fix Service Ltd
738 Jobs Completed
Stockport
4.7 / 5

We are a team of professionals specialized in the auto repairs,engine reconditioning,maintenance and service of all diesel and petrol engines. Our team is fast,reliable

Taw Garage (Manchester) LTD
419 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.8 / 5

Taw Garage Limited is a Family owed business which has been established for over 36 years, we are also an RAC Approved Garage that carry's out all aspects of vehicle repa

RTJ Autos Ltd
786 Jobs Completed
Stockport
4.9 / 5

RTJ Autos Ltd is a Vat registered independent local garage. We provide servicing, repair & diagnostics for all makes and models, specialising in Saab and Vauxhall. W

Direct Tyres Stockport - Team Protyre
346 Jobs Completed
Stockport
4.4 / 5

Offering vehicle tyres from many manufacturers including Pirelli, Michelin, Bridgestone, GT Radial, Goodyear, Hankook and Falken with same day fitting available on a sele

Integrated Auto Solutions
723 Jobs Completed
Denton
4.9 / 5

Integrated Auto Solutions are a local independent garage based in Manchester. We are a newly formed company who have been established a little over a year, and we are go

Culand Street motors limited.
72 Jobs Completed
West Gortorn
5.0 / 5

We are an established Family run company that has been trading for over 46 years At Culand Street Motors we offer a complete range of car services, including; tyres, M

Euro Testing Station
193 Jobs Completed
Manchester
5.0 / 5

M35autocare
294 Jobs Completed
Failsworth
4.8 / 5

We are an experienced independent garage located in Failsworth offering a wide range of services and repairs. Our objective is to provide a reliable and honest service to

S and J REPAIRS
305 Jobs Completed
Stockport
4.5 / 5

We are a family friendly company which was established in 2014 we specialise in service work, MOTs and clutches. We will undertake any work what is required.

Motor Performance Specialists Ltd
38 Jobs Completed
Hallam Street
4.7 / 5

We are an independant garage offering only the highest level of service in everything we do. Specialists in Auto Electrical & High End Diagnostics utilising the best

Quick Lane - Gorton
279 Jobs Completed
Gorton
4.3 / 5

- Extraordinary service for routine maintenance - We recognise the importance of placing your car in safe hands, and we aim to provide peace of mind to every customer th

Kwik Autos
534 Jobs Completed
Longsight
4.6 / 5

We are a fully trained specialist team, consist of engineers and technicians who are ready to provide high quality automotive services to our clients. we have been establ

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Alternator Repair in Hyde
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 Hyde bookings

4.47

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Alternator Prices in Hyde

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 Hyde
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£389.81
Ford£344.12
Peugeot£365.61
Nissan£344.64
Citroen£529.66
Toyota£253.17
Mercedes£445.53
BMW£496.20
Renault£373.25
MINI£454.60
Volvo£309.22
Audi£350.74

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