Alternator Repair in Liverpool

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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 Liverpool (168 found)
Tamil Motors LTD
366 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.5 / 5

- CAR SERVICING AND REPAIRS -MOT CLASS 4 -MOT CLASS 7 - TYRE REPLACEMENT AND BALANCING - DIAGNOSTICS - TIMING - CLUTCHES -ENGINE REPAIR AND REBUILDING -COFFEE

Glynn Andrews Service Centre (Widnes)
954 Jobs Completed
Widnes
4.7 / 5

"We are experts in automotive parts repair including tyres, brakes, exhausts, MOT testing, car servicing, air conditioning recharge and diagnostic repair. We are open

R and S Services RAC Approved Garage
532 Jobs Completed
Wirral
4.9 / 5

R&S Services is a small family ran garage and recovery service, covering everything from flat batteries, to full engine rebuilds on all makes and models. We offer i

DLM MOTORS
124 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
5.0 / 5

MOBILE TECHNICIANS AT YOUR SERVICE DLM MOTORS provides the most convenient car repair and maintenance service. We come to your home or office to complete your repair

Liverpool MOT (UK) Limited
1356 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.7 / 5

In our well equipped AA approved workshop, we are able to cope with nearly any kind of work. We have a wide variety of specialist tools and diagnostic equipment to suit m

Scallons Auto Services Ltd
1059 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.7 / 5

Scallons Auto Services, is on Water Street, behind the new Tesco Express. At our Garage we aim to give our customers the satisfaction that all work has been carried out

Auto Repairs Liverpool
261 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
5.0 / 5

With over 20 years experience in the motor trade you can trust Auto Repairs Liverpool to repair your vehicle to the highest standard, we cover a wide variety of vehicles

MerseyGarages
1556 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.6 / 5

We set up in 2016 as a garage to repair vehicles because we have been appalled at some of the horror stories we have seen and heard about garages with customers vehicles.

Genesis Autos
1639 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.1 / 5

Genesis Automotives is a mobile car repair service dedicated to giving your automobile the treatment it needs to perform well and have a long lifespan. We are currently b

Merseyside Car Repairs LTD
678 Jobs Completed
Wallasey
5.0 / 5

We are Merseyside Car Repairs Ltd, a local, independent garage which specializes in the repair, servicing and MOT of all major makes and models of vehicle! We employ a

Wirral Car Repair
148 Jobs Completed
wirral
4.8 / 5

We are a newly established vehicle repairer with under 10 years experience, we have recently set up Wirral Car Repairs to get customers to use our services provided to ge

Sefton Hire LTD T/A Practical Autocare
35 Jobs Completed
LIVERPOOL
5.0 / 5

We are a local company situated in the city centre of Liverpool. We offer a wide range of mechanical sevices including diagnostics, servicing,mot prep and fail work, tyre

Vehicle Technician UK
103 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
3.5 / 5

hello, I am a mobile mechanic and garage owner that serves Liverpool, and surrounding areas. I have over 15 years experience in the trade.

Auto Services Birkenhead
30 Jobs Completed
Birkenhead
4.0 / 5

We are a family run garage with over 40 years of experience in the motor trade. We cover all vehicle repair and servicing Servicing Brakes Suspension Tyres Engine work Br

Childwall Fiveways Auto Centre LTD
35 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
5.0 / 5

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Alternator Repair in Liverpool
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 Liverpool bookings

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Alternator Prices in Liverpool

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 Liverpool
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£354.96
Peugeot£433.59
Mercedes£709.83
Vauxhall£436.08
BMW£436.32

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 09/07/2022 and 07/10/2022.

Gary from Complete Mechanics explains the workings of the alternator