Alternator Repair in Warwick

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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 Warwick (34 found)
Protyre Warwick
120 Jobs Completed
Warwick
4.5 / 5

The number of services offered by the centre has gradually increased to meet customer demand including motorcycle tyres and MOT's as well as servicing. Protyre Warwick wa

Tyre Fit Autos Ltd
23 Jobs Completed
Leamington Spa
5.0 / 5

Fast and efficient car repairs across Leamington Spa Having problems with your car? Tyre Fit Autos offer fast and efficient car repair services to get your vehicle up

Vastec ltd
99 Jobs Completed
Warwick
4.5 / 5

VASTEC is a well established Warwickshire based company, we are your independent specialists for all VAG (Volkswagen, Audi, Seat and Skoda) Group vehicles. Offering servi

IN'n'OUT Autocentres - Royal Leamington Spa
120 Jobs Completed
Royal Leamington Spa
4.6 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we a

United repairs
1 Job Completed
Leamington Spa
5.0 / 5

All vehicle servicing and repairs carried out. Mot Pretest also testing . Air conditioning services. Electrical diagnosis. Specialising in VW / Audi group

DMP Motors
81 Jobs Completed
Leamington Spa
5.0 / 5

...Established in 2010 serving the local area, if you looking for cheap reliable service you can depend on you have come to the right place, using dealer level software w

Steve Winn Autocare
12 Jobs Completed
Warwick
5.0 / 5

Established in 2005, we are one of Warwick’s leading independent repair garages. Our 4,000 sq ft premises are based close to Warwick Hospital. We offer a friendly,

Warwick Kia
Member since 17 November 2015
Warwick

We are a family owned business, established locally over 50 years ago. We pride ourselves in offering the highest level of care whether your current model needs servicing

Warwick Protyre
Member since 13 May 2011
Warwick

"Protyre-áhas a history going back over 50 years in the tyre industry and Warwick Protyre pride ourselves on the level of service Warwick Protyre provide to our customers

SPG Warwick
Member since 08 February 2016
WARWICK

We are a Renault and Dacia main dealer with the knowledge, specific tooling and diagnostic equipment to efficiently repair and maintain all Renault and Dacia vehicles. Co

Spa Auto Services
Member since 26 February 2012
leamington spa

"garage services, servicing and repairs, brakes and clutches, diagnostics using main dealer equipment"

Marks Motors
Member since 12 November 2012
Leamington spa

"I am a fully qualified mechanic of 14 years started my apprenticeship on Vauxhall and have worked with a BMW,Citroen,seat,and Renault dealerships"

Drive Vauxhall Bury St Edmunds
Member since 29 September 2014
Bury St Edmunds

As Drive Vauxhall in Bury St Edmunds, we promise the highest industry standards and a hassle-free, great value experience every time. Phil and his team provide the best a

Brook Street Motors
Member since 16 January 2012
Leamington Spa

"Brook Street Motors is a family run business established in 1985, providing Car repair, MOT's and Servicing. It is situated near the town center of Leamington Spa, makin

T & H Motors
Member since 16 January 2012
Leamington Spa

"T & H Motors is a small, independent garage close to the centre of Leamington Spa. We specialise in VW, Audi, Seat and Skoda but all our technicians are highly skilled

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Alternator Repair in Warwick
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 Warwick bookings

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Alternator Prices in Warwick

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 Warwick
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£412.67
Ford£359.25
Vauxhall£324.44
Renault£374.03

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 28/07/2021 and 26/10/2021.

Gary from Complete Mechanics explains the workings of the alternator