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What is a car alternator?

A car alternator keeps your car's battery charged, which is obviously important because a charged battery starts your car and powers everything electrical within it. It does so using a drive belt (sometimes referred to as a serpentine belt) to convert the mechanical energy of the car's rotating crankshaft into electricity through a process of induction.

What are the possible signs of a faulty alternator?

  • Your car is difficult or slow to start.
  • Growling, whirring, whining or squealing noises are emanating from your car's engine.
  • Your car’s interior and exterior lights seem too dim, blink erratically, gradually fade, suddenly get brighter or don’t come on at all.
  • The red light on your car’s dash with the image of a battery (or the words ALT or GEN) becomes illuminated.
  • Your speedometer has stopped working.
  • You can smell rubber burning.
  • Your car fails a multimeter test at a garage.

What is the cause of a faulty car alternator?

  • The component, a brush, which maintains constant electrical contact with the spinning alternator, becomes worn.
  • The voltage regulator, which makes sure that the electrical charge is passed to the battery at the correct voltage, fails.

How long does a car alternator last?

  • On average, a car alternator can last for 8-12 years without needing for any repairs.

How much does it cost to repair a faulty alternator?

  • On average, it costs between £150-£300 to repair or replace a broken car alternator depending on the vehicle.
  • Refurbished car alternators are available but do not offer that much of a cost saving.

How and where can I get a car alternator repaired?

  • BookMyGarage is partners with over 9,000 garages in the UK so we can almost certainly find one to repair or replace your car.
  • Go to bookmygarage.com, enter your car registration and postcode, and then press the search button.
  • Sort the results by etc.
  • Call one of our expert mechanics on 03304 004439 for help and advice if needed.

What do you need from your garage?

We all have different needs, and choosing a garage is no different. For some of us, it’s the quality of the overall service which matters most; not just the work that’s done under the bonnet, but the human interaction that comes with it. BookMyGarage allows you to compare Bradford garages on everything from their waiting room refreshments or whether having your toddler in tow is going to be a problem, to how clearly the staff can explain the work your car requires.

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See garages for Alternator Repairs in Bradford

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UNIT 1, BARNARD ROAD, EAST BOWLING, BRADFORD, BD4 7DY
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Ashton Service Centre
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Unit 3B Thornton Road Ind Estate, Bradford, BD8 9HQ
All Alone Road Garage Ltd Logo
All Alone Road Garage Ltd
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Westfield Lane, Bradford, BD10 8TU
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Bankfoot Auto clinic
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2 CHELLOW STREET, BRADFORD, BD5 9QG
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LYNN MOTORS
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4 HOLDSWORTH STREET, BRADFORD, BD1 4UG
JAGGERS GARAGE LIMITED Logo
JAGGERS GARAGE LIMITED
1 stars2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars9 Reviews
681 HALIFAX ROAD, BRADFORD, BD6 2HL

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