Alternator Repair in Tottenham

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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 Tottenham (130 found)
George mobile/garage mechanic
346 Jobs Completed
london
4.8 / 5

My business started in year 2016 and been working as a mechanic for more than 15 years.We are mobile garage . I specializes in diagnosing and repairing all aspects of au

ARMZ MOTORS MOBILE CAR MECHANIC
442 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

ARMZ Mobile Motors covers all makes and models but prides themselves as a BMW specialist, their head mechanic worked in a garage as a BMW specialist for over 12 years, or

Apex Car Repairs
354 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

Apex Car Repairs is a well-established Ford and BMW specialist, offering a professional and high-quality service on a full range of work. At Apex Car Repairs we take grea

I.C.E Mobile Mechanic
146 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

We are a mobile mechanic. We would visit you at work or home or even on the side of the road where ever we are needed we would try out best to get you going again I am fl

M K AUTOS
56 Jobs Completed
Haringey
4.9 / 5

M K AUTOS is a family run vehicle repair workshop located in Haringey. We Undertake all repairs to vehicles from MOT, Servicing, Brakes, Suspension, Diagnostics etc. We a

Car Technic
453 Jobs Completed
Tottenham
5.0 / 5

Car Technic offers car repairs in Tottenham and further-a-field, such as Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington, Walthamstow, Finsbury Park and Wood Green. We carry all the lates

Autowerke Ltd
1087 Jobs Completed
London
4.6 / 5

We specialise in service and repairs for all makes and models of cars. With experience we provide efficient, value for money servicing and repairs, using original parts a

Hale Service Centre Ltd
217 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

Hale Service Centre Ltd is a well-established garage based in London who offer all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing and MOT's. We specialise in G

Aysin Limited
354 Jobs Completed
London
4.4 / 5

AYSIN LTD N15 4QF 61 MARKFIELD ROAD: we provide a quick and easy also friendly service for all types of cars bodywork engine ect contact us anytime !

HP Edmonton MOT Centre
18 Jobs Completed
Enfield
5.0 / 5

We are a Fast Fit centre for exhausts, tyres & batteries, We also are an independent garage and we can accommodate all your vehicle's needs, including servicing, all

Tyresure and brake Co London Ltd
12 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

Tyresure & Brake Company London Ltd are a garage based in North London, located 5 minutes walking distance from Northumberland Park overground station, next to the Sh

NA Motors LTD
83 Jobs Completed
London
3.0 / 5

Family Car Service
52 Jobs Completed
Tottenham Hale
4.2 / 5

We are a Family Run Business, with 30 Years of Experience. We cover most if not all services but specialise in Timing chain replacements, Timing belt replacements and Cl

Palmers Green Service Centre
332 Jobs Completed
Palmers Green
4.2 / 5

At Palmers Green Service Centre we use the latest technology to service and diagnose all vehicle marques. We only use genuine parts at competitive prices. We aim to provi

Sphynx Vehicle Repairs
270 Jobs Completed
Walthamstow
5.0 / 5

We're a small, independent workshop, specialising in diagnostic repair, vehicle maintenance and recovery, for all makes and models. We're based in Walthamstow and have be

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Alternator Repair in Tottenham
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.

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Alternator Prices in Tottenham

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 Tottenham
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£345.79
Volkswagen£352.22
Ford£329.51
Mercedes£402.65
Nissan£335.47
Toyota£339.26
BMW£453.13
Audi£315.54
Citroen£420.36
Peugeot£354.39
MINI£343.90

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 02/04/2022 and 01/07/2022.

Gary from Complete Mechanics explains the workings of the alternator