Alternator Repair in Wimbledon

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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 Wimbledon (209 found)
MMM Auto UK
262 Jobs Completed
Mitcham
4.5 / 5

We are an independent Vehicle service station situated in Liongate Enterprise Park on Morden Road. Specialist is German and Japanese cars. Along with MOT testing station

SAIMitcham Ltd
95 Jobs Completed
Mictham
3.0 / 5

At SAI Mitcham Cars we deal with various car services such as full MOTs, body repairs and spraying, mechanical work, tyre fitting, car sales & much more. Here at

CHEAM AUTO SERVICES t/a (S.M AUTO SERVICES)
4 Job Completed
Carshalton
5.0 / 5

We are a local community service that looks after all of your motoring needs within a friendly and local environment ​ We were Based in the Sutton & Cheam area but

London Autocare LTD
392 Jobs Completed
Sutton
4.7 / 5

Ower 10 years experience Accident Repairs Engine rebuilds Clutches Gearbox reconditioning Brakes Services ECU Remapp and programming Tyres

kevs auto services
310 Jobs Completed
raynes park
4.9 / 5

repairs to most make and models inc cam belts, clutches servicing diagnostics brakes mot, we take all major debit cards

Promod Works
114 Jobs Completed
London,Chessington
5.0 / 5

We are car and bike specialists that have been working in the automotive scene for more than 13 years , with a lot of experience and knowledge ,our specialists been deali

Ross Motors (Streatham) LTD
1042 Jobs Completed
Lambeth
4.6 / 5

Ross Motors (Streatham) LTD provide full garage services, car repairs, dealer level diagnostics, tyres, bodywork and MOT's. We are based in Streatham, south west London.

Eagle Autos
1627 Jobs Completed
South Wimbledon
4.7 / 5

Eagle Autos provide a personalised quality service for all makes and models and include cars that are still within the manufacturer’s warranty period and also cars that a

MckTech
5 Job Completed
London
4.0 / 5

Hi welcome to MckTech I offer the following services been on mechanic over 9 years got level 3 diploma in motor vehicle, Labour cost to the following oil and filter ch

SAI Wimbledon Ltd
516 Jobs Completed
London
4.3 / 5

SAI MOT Centre is one of Wimbledon's leading auto repair, full car service and MOT testing stations for many models of cars and other utility vehicles. SAI MOT Centre ca

Wimbledon Autocentre
684 Jobs Completed
Wimbledon
4.8 / 5

Established in 1987, we’ve enjoyed a long and rich history servicing motorists who appreciate both our technical expertise and affordable prices. Renowned in the area for

K & P Motors PVT Ltd
18 Jobs Completed
Kingston upon Thames
3.7 / 5

We are K&P Motors PVT Ltd. You can find us in Unit 4 Hampden Road KT13LG Kingston upon Thames. If you need fast , good and affordable repair for your vehicle we'r

Wimbledon Car Care
105 Jobs Completed
WIMBLEDON
4.3 / 5

.Here at Wimbledon Car Care our number one priority to offer you the best possible service, repair and maintenance of their vehicle. Investing in the latest equipment en

Sparrowhawk Motors IV LTD
355 Jobs Completed
Chelsea
4.5 / 5

From a convenient location in West London Sparrowhawk motors Garage has been offering a full range of garage services for over 20 years to customers from all over London.

G1 Autocentre Ltd
89 Jobs Completed
Mitcham
3.7 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6

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Alternator Repair in Wimbledon
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 Wimbledon bookings

4.52

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Alternator Prices in Wimbledon

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 Wimbledon
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£324.19
Vauxhall£324.69
Volkswagen£308.77
Peugeot£368.34
Mercedes£475.68
BMW£371.94
Audi£380.08
Renault£366.07
Nissan£386.88
MINI£396.56
Volvo£384.13
Toyota£369.46
Citroen£294.71

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 24/07/2021 and 22/10/2021.

Gary from Complete Mechanics explains the workings of the alternator