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How much does alternator belt replacement cost in Portsmouth?

How much does alternator belt replacement cost in Portsmouth?

A typical alternator belt replacement cost in Portsmouth ranges between £60 - £113. The average cost is usually around £87 including parts and labour. Depending on your model and where you live, the price can be higher or lower. See the exact price for your car.

Price estimates last updated 3 months ago

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Nissan Cabstar
£121£93 - £113£18
Ford Fusion
£99£70 - £85£22
Citroen C3 Picasso
£87£66 - £81£14
Citroen Evasion
£87£66 - £81£14
Toyota Prius
£99£70 - £85£22
Vauxhall VX220 Speedster
£121£93 - £113£18
Skoda Octavia II
£99£70 - £85£22
Honda HR-V
£99£70 - £85£22
Suzuki Baleno
£84£60 - £73£17
Mercedes CLS
£121£93 - £113£18
Nissan Cabstar
£121£93 - £113£18
Ford Fusion
£99£70 - £85£22
Citroen C3 Picasso
£87£66 - £81£14
Citroen Evasion
£87£66 - £81£14
Toyota Prius
£99£70 - £85£22

Our expert insights into alternator belt replacement in Portsmouth

Our expert insights into alternator belt replacement in Portsmouth

What does an alternator belt do?

The alternator belt’s job is to transfer power from the engine crankshaft to various other components; these include the alternator (of course), the air conditioning and the power steering.

What are the symptoms of a malfunctioning alternator belt?

Below are the top three symptoms that could indicate you need an alternator belt replacement:

  • A squeaking sound from under the bonnet when you start your engine, or a high-pitched squeak while the engine is running.
  • If your car stalls regularly, or the engine refuses to turn over, it could be down to a slipping or broken alternator belt.
  • If you feel your car’s steering is heavier than normal, this could be due to a lack of power transferred to the power-steering system, and could also be down to the improper performance of your alternator belt.

What happens during an alternator belt replacement?

Our certified mechanics will:

  • Visually inspect the alternator belt for signs of wear, tears and cracks.
  • Check the alternator belt's pulleys and tensioner.
  • Replace the belt, if necessary.
  • Check related parts and advise if any other repairs are needed.
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What does an alternator belt do?

The alternator belt’s job is to transfer power from the engine crankshaft to various other components; these include the alternator (of course), the air conditioning and the power steering.

What are the symptoms of a malfunctioning alternator belt?

Below are the top three symptoms that could indicate you need an alternator belt replacement:

  • A squeaking sound from under the bonnet when you start your engine, or a high-pitched squeak while the engine is running.
  • If your car stalls regularly, or the engine refuses to turn over, it could be down to a slipping or broken alternator belt.
  • If you feel your car’s steering is heavier than normal, this could be due to a lack of power transferred to the power-steering system, and could also be down to the improper performance of your alternator belt.

What happens during an alternator belt replacement?

Our certified mechanics will:

  • Visually inspect the alternator belt for signs of wear, tears and cracks.
  • Check the alternator belt's pulleys and tensioner.
  • Replace the belt, if necessary.
  • Check related parts and advise if any other repairs are needed.
View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your alternator belt replacement in Portsmouth. See our table above to browse our honest, upfront prices.


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Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how long should an alternator belt last?
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Our trusted and certified garages in Portsmouth

SMILE SERVICING & REPAIRS Ltd

SMILE SERVICING & REPAIRS Ltd

Portsmouth, UK
stars-5
10 reviews
We are located in Portsmouth, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
REL Boarhunt

REL Boarhunt

Fareham, UK
stars-5
14 reviews
Family run, independent car workshop for all makes of cars and vans. Celebrating 50 years in business. MOT station for class 4,5 and 7. Air con, Tyres...
RAD AUTO SERVICES Ltd

RAD AUTO SERVICES Ltd

Waterlooville, UK
stars-5
14 reviews
RAD AUTO SERVICES Ltd and their team of qualified mechanics at Waterlooville, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
BEST GARAGE LTD

BEST GARAGE LTD

ISLE OF WIGHT, UK
stars-5
17 reviews
BEST GARAGE LTD and their team of qualified mechanics at ISLE OF WIGHT, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
ACE AUTOMOTIVE SOUTHERN LTD

ACE AUTOMOTIVE SOUTHERN LTD

Southampton, UK
stars-5
22 reviews
We are located in Southampton, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
L&D STANLEY

L&D STANLEY

SOUTHAMPTON, UK
stars-4
10 reviews
"We’re specialists in a wide range of garage services, including car and van MOTs, servicing, diagnostics all aspect of repairs, clutch replacements, ...

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Your alternator belt replacement is in safe hands with our top-rated mechanics

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We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

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