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Alternator Repair in Motherwell

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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.


Receive alternator prices for garages across Motherwell and get booked in today when you enter your registration in the form above!

Top garages for Alternator Repair in Motherwell (145 found)
Auto Solutions East LTD
1491 Jobs Completed
East Kilbride
4.8 / 5

AUTO SOLUTIONS EK Ltd is a family run garage which has been trading for over 25 years Based in East Kilbride, we are a well established and reputable company in the local area. All 3 of our time served technicians are IMI registered. We have the latest snap-on 3D wheel alignmetnt system and snap-on diagnostic equipment We cover East Kilbride and surrounding areas for car servicing and repairs, MOT testing and vehicle breakdown recovery. check our 100% feedback .

Certificates

Our certificate of registration for the Motor Industry Code of Practice means we comply with guidelines set out by the registered body. We are also a Servicesure certified garage which means we offer a national warranty.We offer low cost servicing that won't affect your warranty, meaning you won't have to pay dealership prices. This work is carried out according to the Block Exemption guidelines, which state that if car parts of a similar or better quality are used, then your warranty is unaffected. This allows us to offer you a fantastic service at a fantastic price!

MOT Testing in East Kilbride

As a VOSA registered testing station, we offer MOT testing in East Kilbride at a competitive price. Our VOSA test station registration number is VApprenticeships

We pride ourselves in offering mechanic apprenticeships on an ongoing basis. We feel it is important to bring young talent into the industry and help develop apprentices into fully qualified and professional mechanics that will provide an excellent service for you. To find out how to get involved with an apprenticeship, just send us a message!

CRD Automotive
102 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.4 / 5

We build on our success delivering the best prices in mots servicing and repairs. Being a family run business we offer a personal service to each of our clients and provide you with a customised service which is completely focused on individual needs. Our professional vehicle repair team will get you back on the road quickly and for minimum cost. Call us for a quote today.

AVS auto solutions
232 Jobs Completed
glasgow
4.7 / 5

AVS is a newly established family run garage in the glasgow area ... we offer competitively priced service and repair on all makes and models of vehicles. We cater for all customers needs and offer a collection service at your place of work or home.

D&G Autocare - Airdrie
168 Jobs Completed
Airdrie
4.9 / 5

Proud to be Central Scotland’s No.1 autocare centre, D&G Autocare provide our customers with the best deals on MOTs, tyres, exhausts, brakes, servicing, suspensions, clutches and garage repairs! We’re equipped to fix all garage repairs and replace all car parts. We also supply tyres and wheels and have VOSA Authorised Testing Facilities up to Class 7 commercial Vehicles. Company cars, fleet and lease vehicles are welcome too. With our knowledge and experience, we provide our customers with a service that’s second to none, together with fantastic value for money and the best guarantees in the business.

Drive Motors
197 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.8 / 5

Drive Motors is an independent garage based in Blantyre, Glasgow specialising in motor repairs, servicing, mechanical work, body work, MOT's and car diagnostics. Not only we offer car repairs in Blantyre but also in further afield, such as in Hamilton, Bothwell and beyond.

We have been trading for over 20 years and are an established business offering fast, friendly and efficient service with all our parts and work guaranteed. We cover the areas of Blantyre, Hamilton, Cambuslang, East Kilbride, Rutherglen, Motherwell, Airdrie and Coatbridge.

Do you have a dodgy oil light? Have you put diesel in your petrol fuel tank? At Drive Motors, we can sort everything from your engine to your exhaust. Our highly trained technicians can carry out all sorts of mechanical repairs to all vehicle makes and models.

Our work includes: Engine; Brakes; Transmission; Steering; Airbags; Suspensions; Electrical; Clutches; Tyres; Wheel Alignment; Wheel Refurbishment; Exhausts; Air Conditioning. We provide detailed quotes for parts and labour for your approval prior to commencing any work.

We are a local business servicing clients throughout the local area, stretching throughout the central belt of Scotland. We rely on our reputation and we can provide numerous testimonials to support our outstanding work.

At Drive Motors you can relax and enjoy Billy's Snack Shack in our comfortable waiting area. Why not drop in for a Krispy Kreme doughnut? And that's not all next door there is LB’s Hair and Beauty studio. Offering unisex hair and beauty services including make-up, nails & eyebrow waxing.

We look forward to giving you a warm welcome - and make sure to take a look at our latest reviews, too. It truly is a "one stop autoshop"

Kerr tech Motor engineers LTD
755 Jobs Completed
Rutherglen
5.0 / 5

Our established family run business offers automotive services at great rates. Our roles include MOT's, servicing, electrical work, brakes steering and suspenison, tyres, clutch and gearbox repairs and anything a bit crazy.. Engine forging turbo upgrades boost controllers.. Project rebuilds.... ( all finished upgrading will be set at low boost and standard ignition timing , car will need to be taken to tuner for dyno run and corrective adaptions)

The Car Clinic Glasgow
267 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.7 / 5

We provide a friendly service within the Glasgow area. We offer value for money repairs completed to the highest possible standard, we will only fit quality well tested parts, we will shop around our suppliers to find the best possible price for the parts required. All our work is guaranteed and we offer fixed price servicing.

D&G Autocare - East Kilbride
477 Jobs Completed
East Kilbride
4.7 / 5

Proud to be Central Scotland’s No.1 autocare centre, D&G Autocare provide our customers with the best deals on MOTs, tyres, exhausts, brakes, servicing, suspensions, clutches and garage repairs! We’re equipped to fix all garage repairs and replace all car parts. We also supply tyres and wheels and have VOSA Authorised Testing Facilities up to Class 7 commercial Vehicles. Company cars, fleet and lease vehicles are welcome too. With our knowledge and experience, we provide our customers with a service that’s second to none, together with fantastic value for money and the best guarantees in the business.

MVR Scotland Servicing & Repairs
40 Jobs Completed
East Kilbride
5.0 / 5

We are a based in East Kilbride and have been established for over 10 years! We are a 5 star rated garage and we believe in offering great service, honesty and clarity at the best possible price.

We understand that many of our customer do not have an indepth mechanical knowledge thats why we are happy to send walk round vidoes showing what parts need replacing and why.

We will treat you car with the utmost respect and we will always strive to return it to you clean and tidy!

Southburn Mechanical Services
42 Jobs Completed
Airdrie
2.6 / 5

Southburn Mechanical Services

DWMotorwoks
28 Jobs Completed
East Kilbride
4.6 / 5

Mobile mechanics based outside of Glasgow

A1 Riders
42 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.3 / 5

We are an established vehicle repairer specialist in electrical work of all kind. With our experienced in-house electricians we have a vast experience in dealing with most cars in the UK market and all for a fraction of the prices from dealers and other auto electricians.

Autelli Garage Services
35 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.7 / 5

Autelli Garage Services have were established in 2012 and are a small family owned and run company. offering all types of mechanical repairs and servicing to all makes and models of cars and light vans. We can also offer in depth diagnostic solutions and are up to date using Snap-on, Maxidas and Launch diagnostic platforms.

At Autelli we offer personal attention and an honest, reliable service with competitive pricing.

We can offer local pick up and drop off within 10 miles and we also take card payments.

G & S Garage Services
63 Jobs Completed
Chapelhall Industrial Estate
5.0 / 5

Welcome to G&S Garage services, a family run rusiness in Airdrie. At G&S Garage services we strive to go that extra mile, whether it's the greeting that you receive or the aftercare following your vehicle diagnostics, service or repair at our premises in Chapelhall, Airdrie.

We can also provide dealer level servicing that is tailored to meet the needs of your manufacturers warranty (protected under the European commissions block exemption ruling). What this means for you is that you have a choice when it comes to the servicing and maintenance of your brand new car...you don't have to return to the franchised dealer and your warranty will still remain intact.
For those outwith the warranty periods we can tailor the service to suit.

You will also find that we sell new or nearly new cars and vans, with finance options available to suit every pocket.

Feel free to get in touch today or request a quote from us! All major credit and debit cards are accepted.

Vehicle Body Solutions
60 Jobs Completed
Rutherglen
5.0 / 5

Vehicle Body Solutions provide a full accident repair service for major Insurance Companies, Fleet Managers, Accident Management Companies and private motorists. Our modern purpose built bodyshop meets the exacting standards of the modern motor industry. We offer our drivers the reassurance of a quality repair with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience – a service which is second to none and which makes our bodyshop your natural choice.

We also provide vehicle recovery and garage services in Glasgow and the west of Scotland. We pride ourselves on offering competitive rates and our technicians have over 20 years of experience in the motor industry.

We continually invest in modern equipment which means that we can minimise the disruption and have you back on the road as quickly as possible. We also understand that having repairs done to your vehicle can be costly, so we can offer a full range of aftermarket, O.E. spec, O.E.M or main dealer parts depending on your personal requirements. Bear in mind, we will never compromise on safety or reliability whilst endeavouring to reduce costs for you.

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Alternator Repair in Motherwell
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 it, 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 Motherwell bookings

5.00

7 reviews

Alternator Prices in Motherwell

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 Motherwell
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£276.30
Nissan£308.38
Peugeot£360.06
Mercedes£458.72
Volkswagen£253.70

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 29/02/2020 and 29/05/2020.

Gary from Complete Mechanics explains the workings of the alternator