Although the alternator is a relatively simple part, it plays a critical role in your vehicle’s operation, so it’s essential any alternator problems are diagnosed correctly and fixed.
Here are some of the most common signs that your alternator is on the blink:
- The alternator warning light will be on – in most cases this is shaped like a battery but some cars will show ‘ALT’ or ‘GEN’
- You may experience extremely bright or dimming headlights, or a speedometer that stops working
- Drivers sometimes complain of a growling or whining noise before the alternator gives out
- You may experience a smell of hot wires or burning rubber
The average alternator repair cost is between £200 and £300, depending on the model of your , so it’s important you make sure you find the best deal. And that’s where we can help.
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