Alternator Repair in Stourbridge

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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 Stourbridge (103 found)
Burnt Tree Autocentre Ltd
176 Jobs Completed
Dudley
3.4 / 5

We are a memeber of Unipart Car Care Centres. We believe we are offering our customers something special by recruiting a wide network of quality, independent garages t

Spanner monkey mobile mechanic ltd
218 Jobs Completed
Cradley heath
4.0 / 5

Mobile mechanic covering burntwood lichfield cannock tamworth and surrounding areas. Vehicle repairs, diagnostics and servicing.

Formula One Autocentres - Blackheath
449 Jobs Completed
Halesowen
3.7 / 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 pre

Formula One Autocentres - Lye
287 Jobs Completed
Lye
4.5 / 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 pre

Crossroads Garage (Lye) Ltd
150 Jobs Completed
Stourbridge
4.8 / 5

We're a modern workshop with the latest diagnostic software covering most makes and models, with experience in the trade of 15+ years - we know to fix your car and proper

Heath Mill Garage
47 Jobs Completed
Wolverhampton
5.0 / 5

A real alternative to the Main Dealers offering Servicing, Tyres, Exhausts, 4 Wheel Alignment, Air Con and much more. Conveniently located on Heath Mill Road, Wombourne,

ETB Autocentres - Merry Hill
48 Jobs Completed
Brierley Hill
4.3 / 5

ETB Autocentres are your local tyre provider situated in Merry Hill. All our tyres are supplied and fitted by experts and we can offer same day fitting. We stock all of t

Chemix Autocentres - Halesowen
242 Jobs Completed
Halesowen
4.2 / 5

With more than 50 years in the tyre and automotive business, Chemix Autocentres Halesowen know what our customers need and that's what Chemix Autocentres Halesowen try to

Chemix Autocentres - Stourbridge
275 Jobs Completed
Wordsley
3.9 / 5

With more than 50 years in the tyre and automotive business, Chemix Autocentres Stourbridge know what our customers need and that's what Chemix Autocentres Stourbridge tr

Mr Tyre Ltd - Kidderminster
283 Jobs Completed
Kidderminster
4.9 / 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

Al-Badar Auto Tech
33 Jobs Completed
Dudley
5.0 / 5

We are a family run independent business based in Birmingham with competitive prices to offer and are Health and Safety Compliant. Our services range from vehicle servic

Providence Street Garage
57 Jobs Completed
Halesowen
5.0 / 5

Established over 25 years ago, Providence Street Garage is an independent garage based in Halesowen. Our friendly, approachable team are here to give you honest advice an

Formula One Autocentres - Kidderminster
223 Jobs Completed
Kidderminster
3.9 / 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 pre

Matt Round Motors
39 Jobs Completed
Brierley Hill
5.0 / 5

Our family run garage has been in business for the past 4 years but our fantastic team of mechanics has over 50 years of combined experience in providing remarkable repai

R J MOT Services/24hr Recovery and Auto Repairs (WRONG FUEL 24HR SERVICE, FAST RESPONSE)
210 Jobs Completed
Halesowen
4.4 / 5

*******FOR EVERY MAJOR SERVICE THAT IS APPROVED AND ACCEPTED BY OUR GARAGE AND THE CUSTOMER, £10.00 WILL BE DONATED TO THE EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS AND TO REBUILD THE AFFECTED

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Alternator Repair in Stourbridge
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 Stourbridge bookings

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Alternator Prices in Stourbridge

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 Stourbridge
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£350.56
Ford£355.52
BMW£403.82
Audi£364.06
Toyota£340.17
Renault£483.73
Citroen£441.60
Peugeot£348.48
Mercedes£454.44
Volkswagen£291.39
Nissan£415.25
Volvo£459.28
MINI£492.56

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 06/11/2022 and 04/02/2023.

Gary from Complete Mechanics explains the workings of the alternator