Alternator Repair in Manchester

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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 Manchester (437 found)
Brook Street Motors Bury
520 Jobs Completed
Bury
4.9 / 5

Brook Street Motors are an established independent garage in Bury. We are Vauxhall specialists with over 10 years main agent experience under our belts. We have a wide experience of all other vehicle makes in the motor industry, so we are able to carry out repairs on most makes and models.

We have been on this site for over 2 years now and have excellent feedback ,both here and on other platforms. We also have good reviews on our own website, please feel free to check. We take customer service and satisfaction seriously, and pride ourselves on word of mouth for a lot of our work.
Every car leaving our premises is checked over for safety and peace of mind.

We offer a free collection and delivery service or the use of one of our courtesy cars, subject to availability.

Sarab Delta Works Ltd
557 Jobs Completed
Eccles
4.9 / 5

We are a large family run 400 sqm garage which has been established for little over 3 years, since early 2014. We opened our doors originally purely as a bodyshop workshop, however we have recently undergone an expansion and now offer our customer all forms of mechanical repairs and servicing too as well as class 4 and 7 MOT’s.

We employ a team of five technicians, each with their own specialty. We have one auto electrician who has main dealer experience and dealer level diagnostic tools, one body shop specialist, one painter and two mechanics who are MOT’s testers. Our technicians have a wealth of experience working on all makes and models of cars and light commercial vehicles. We also have a jig so can repair accident and crash repairs, and a spray paint booth too.

We can offer a free of charge collection and delivery service to our nearby customers to help ease transportation issues, and a recovery service for non-starters.

Gafar Motors T/a Al Medina Motors
75 Jobs Completed
Manchester
5.0 / 5

based in the heart of Manchester we can repair your car at a competitive price. We take great pride in our workmanship and aim for a quick turnaround to get you back on the road as smoothly as possible.

Dickinson St Garage
295 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.6 / 5

Dickinson St Garage has been proudly established since 1987. We strive to provide the highest quality repairs and services to all our customers whether they are new or existing. Our team is committed to ensuring that you receive an exceptional level of care and that your car maintenance is changed to a stress-free experience. We try to keep our prices as competitive as possible. A FREE health check is available for every car that enters our well-equipped workshop. We cover all makes and models, however, we have a great knowledge and experience working with VW and Audi cars. We carry out all aspects of mechanical work, from a minor MOT to a complete engine rebuild, no job is too big for us!

Our parts come from a fantastic supplier and are covered by standard manufacturer warranty. Our collection and delivery service are available for those within a 15-mile radius. We are located near some very handy transport links such as Victoria Train and Tram Station, however, we also have a comfortable waiting room if you want to hang around while we repair your vehicle. One of our friendly staff members will offer you some refreshments and WIFI.

Integrated Auto Solutions
526 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 going from strength to strength. We are looking to expand our client base and are eager to help customers get their vehicles road worthy ASAP. We can undertake all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work and servicing, with no job being too big or too small. Our team of 4 technicians have all been chosen specifically for their area of expertise, and have many years of experience working on all makes and models of vehicles.

We can offer a recovery service to customers with non-starters, and some smaller jobs can be done mobile too as we have a fully equipped mobile unit too.

Birdhall Lane Service Station
19 Jobs Completed
Stockport
5.0 / 5

We are a friendly garage here at Birdhall Lane amnd have been operating in the Industry for over 40 Years. We strive to provide the best Customer Service and Competitive prices around. check Our feedback out on Google, Yell and Facebook.

Auto Motor Centre
146 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.9 / 5

We are an independent family run workshop based in Manchester that offers a range of mechanical repairs and services including MOT’s, bodywork, DPF’s cleans and resprays. Our skilled team provide every customer with professional and honest advice, competitive prices and quality repairs.

Any parts supplied and fitted by us come under a standard manufacturer warranty and we source all our parts from a well-recognized supplier (any parts provided by customers are not covered by a warranty). We want to make your car maintenance a stress-free experience so we offer a collection and delivery within a 15-mile radius (fees apply).

Royton Car Service Ltd
133 Jobs Completed
Royton
4.8 / 5

We are a R.A.C approved garage celebrating 10 years in business. We offer customers quality customer service in front of house and on the shop floor. Our success has been built on trust and honesty and most importantly a friendly warm welcome that is keen to help you, ”the customer “ and your vehicles needs.

Our technicians are fully trained with a vast amount of experience working on all types of vehicle makes and models. Your vehicle is in very good hands. We are very focus on keeping your business, and going the extra mile by offering a range of free services to get you and your vehicle back on the road.

Outwood Motors Ltd
127 Jobs Completed
Radcliffe
4.9 / 5

We are a newly set up garage in the centre of Radcliffe. After working as a qualified mechanic for the past 10 years, I have decided to go self-employed to offer my customers more flexibility and open up my own garage. We specialise mostly in head gaskets, clutches and timing belts/chains but will carry out pretty much all servicing and repair work as required. I think customers should choose Outwood Motors as we are always striving for perfection, making sure that our customers vehicles are treated as if they were our own and all work is completed to a high standard. My main aim is to ensure every customer
leaves the garage happy, as customer service is my highest priority.

We offer collection and delivery within 20 miles to customers, however, a fee shall apply to vehicles collection further than 8 miles away from the garage.

LM Mobile Mechanics
556 Jobs Completed
sale
4.7 / 5

Welcome to LM Mobile Meachanics we offer everything you need from major repair and servicing to air conditioning Regas and system work, we are a fully equipped and insured garage with 12 months parts and labour warrenty on all of are work. You can also take advantage of our mobile service and repair vans if you don't have time to get you car to the garage we can send one of our mobile vans out to carry out your required work weather it be at your home or place of work.

Mancab Sportcity Garage
53 Jobs Completed
Manchester
5.0 / 5

Mancab Sportcity Garage is a family run business that has been established since 2004. We pride our selves on our customer service and competitive prices. As one of Manchester's largest independent workshops, using our very own diesel specialist equipment and bodyshop , we can guarantee fast and efficient work of all types at a very high standard.

As an experienced local business that continues to take immense pride in being at the forefront of modern automotive technology, Mancab Sport City garage offer a complete range of car diagnostics in Manchester using the latest code reading equipment. We can undertake all sub-system repair work in complete confidence at competitive rates.

Formula One Autocentres - Heywood
223 Jobs Completed
Heywood
4.6 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Forty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

That commitment has proved incredibly popular with motorists, creating many thousands of loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Formula One Autocentres.

As a result, the company has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting over 85 state-of-the-art branches across England, with over 500 highly trained staff working seven days a week to provide a full range of services including tyres, exhausts, batteries, brakes, clutches, MOT's and servicing.

We remain resolutely independent, and as a family owned business, avoid being tied down to any single manufacturer or supplier. This gives us the freedom and flexibility to offer the biggest deals on the widest possible range of top branded products, making the company a viable, attractive and cost-effective alternative to both the big national chains and smaller local independent outlets. Quite simply, Formula One Autocentres provides cost-conscious motorists with the most reliable and affordable means of maintaining their vehicles.

We defend our position at the forefront of the fast-fit industry by constantly evolving and developing innovative new products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. With an ongoing expansion programme and by regular investment in technology, we continue to provide unbeatable fast-fit service along with the very best value prices. In fact, we can confidently claim that no other company is better equipped to face the motoring challenges of the future.

DS & SON LIMITED
805 Jobs Completed
Stretford
4.4 / 5

...DS & Son Ltd, is a family run business, based in Stretford and we cover all Manchester and the surrounding areas for Recovery, Breakdown and Garage service.

We work alongside most of the insurance companies and will bet any quote, best price guaranteed.

You can rest assure your vehicle is in safe hands.

So give us a call

Piston&Rotor The Garage
2209 Jobs Completed
Bury
4.7 / 5

We are a garage located in Bury and serving the Greater Manchester area.
We are specialised in engine and gearbox rebuilds,we do have state of the art diagnostics and 49 years of combined every day garage experience.
One single garage for all your car needs!
Service and maintenance work,clutches,timing chains and belts,automatic and manual gearbox reconditioning,engine reconditioning,all electrical work,difficult jobs undertaken,mot failures,etc!If we cant do it,nobody can!
We provide an excellent service to all our customers and we take pride in the quality of our services.
We have fully trained technicians with over 15 years of experience working above the dealer level.
All the work carried is quality checked by second tech and we offer a warranty for all our jobs.
We promise to beat in price and quality any written quote and offer a quick turnaround for all customers.
We offer a FREE no obligation diagnostic check service in some cases.

Titan Automotive
170 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.8 / 5

Titan Automotive offer a range of professional repair services from our central Manchester premises. Our 4 mechanics have over 40 years’ experience combined on all makes and models of cars. We specialise in vehicle restoration and have carried out a lot of work on classic and high-performance vehicles.

We have a breakdown and recovery service which runs 24/7 so you always have peace of mind that we are there whenever you need us. Our workshop is built to cover all bodywork for vehicles including full and part resprays in addition to custom paint jobs. Our team can also carry out diagnostics using the latest equipment and many mechanical repairs.

Our aim is to provide you with a fantastic customer experience, we achieve this by giving you honest, competitive quotes and using a wide range of skills. We take pride in delivering, all new and existing loyal customers with the same professional, friendly approach.

A collection and delivery service is available to customers within a 10-mile radius, however, we are also close to some very useful transport links so you can go about your day to day activities.

Titan Automotive also offer valeting, detailing and polishing!

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Alternator Repair in Manchester
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 Manchester bookings

4.86

44 reviews

Alternator Prices in Manchester

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 Manchester
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£256.80
Volkswagen£265.90
Vauxhall£268.06
Mercedes£327.13
Peugeot£285.72
BMW£345.97
Nissan£382.79
Audi£335.26
Toyota£296.72
Citroen£253.87
Volvo£226.11
Renault£350.68

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 18/10/2020 and 16/01/2021.

Gary from Complete Mechanics explains the workings of the alternator