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Our expert insights into alternator replacement in Leeds

Our expert insights into alternator replacement in Leeds

What does an alternator do?

It is the device responsible for generating electricity to charge the battery, and it’s coupled with the engine drive, which means whenever the car is running, the battery is being charged!

Symptoms of a malfunctioning alternator

If your battery is flat and refuses to accept charge through normal driving, or if your headlamps aren’t as bright as normal, then your alternator could be the problem.

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How much does it cost to fix my car? alternator-replacement/leeds

Save up to 30% on your alternator replacement in Leeds. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your alternator?

Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will replace your alternator, and you will be advised of any other connected or associated problems arising from its malfunction.

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Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how often should an alternator need replacing?

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What does an alternator do?

It is the device responsible for generating electricity to charge the battery, and it’s coupled with the engine drive, which means whenever the car is running, the battery is being charged!

Symptoms of a malfunctioning alternator

If your battery is flat and refuses to accept charge through normal driving, or if your headlamps aren’t as bright as normal, then your alternator could be the problem.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car? alternator-replacement/leeds

Save up to 30% on your alternator replacement in Leeds. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your alternator?

Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will replace your alternator, and you will be advised of any other connected or associated problems arising from its malfunction.

Learn moreLearn more

Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how often should an alternator need replacing?

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How much does alternator replacement cost in Leeds?

How much does alternator replacement cost in Leeds?

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A typical alternator replacement in Leeds costs around £132.60 - £220.00. Depending on your car brand, model and engine, the price of a alternator replacement on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We have computed prices for some of the best-selling cars in Leeds in order to give you an idea of how much the alternator replacement should cost.

Car make and modelDealers
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Vauxhall Agila Expression Twinport

1 litres

£249.87 £202.0019%

Toyota Auris Excel Vvt

1.8 litres

£252.31 £214.0015%

Skoda Citigo

1 litres

£252.07 £216.0014%

Ford Benimar Tessoro T413

2 litres

£241.84 £206.0015%

Vauxhall Ampera

1.4 litres

£254.38 £208.0018%

Toyota Auris T3 Vvt

1.4 litres

£245.02 £208.0015%

Citroen Berlingo M S

1.6 litres

£257.40 £220.0015%

Seat Altea

1.4 litres

£260.26 £220.0015%

BMW 116i Sport

1.6 litres

£260.93 £216.0017%

Renault Clio

1.2 litres

£157.40 £132.6016%

Vauxhall Ampera

1.4 litres

£254.38 £208.0018%

Skoda Citigo

1 litres

£252.07 £216.0014%

Toyota Auris Excel Vvt

1.8 litres

£252.31 £214.0015%

Citroen Berlingo M S

1.6 litres

£257.40 £220.0015%

Seat Altea

1.4 litres

£260.26 £220.0015%
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* The cost of your alternator replacement depends on your car make and model and may vary depending on your location.

Our trusted and certified garages in Leeds

AutoPFect (Leeds) LTD

LEEDS, UK
stars-5
24 reviews
AutoPFect (Leeds) LTD and their team of qualified mechanics at LEEDS, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

BRIGGATE GARAGE

Leeds, UK
stars-5
17 reviews
BRIGGATE GARAGE and their team of qualified mechanics at Leeds, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

THE AUTO CENTRE

Dewsbury, UK
stars-4.5
25 reviews
THE AUTO CENTRE and their team of qualified mechanics at Dewsbury, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

Crown Garage

Bradford, UK
stars-4.5
15 reviews
Crown Garage and their team of qualified mechanics at Bradford, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

HOWARTHS GARAGE

Mirfield, UK
stars-4.5
24 reviews
HOWARTHS GARAGE is located in Mirfield, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

HARE BROTHERS (HALIFAX)

Halifax, UK
stars-4.5
11 reviews
We are located in Halifax, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

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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.

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Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

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Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

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Want to learn more about alternator replacement in Leeds?

Want to learn more about alternator replacement in Leeds?

Leeds

Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire with an estimated population of 785,000.

Leeds has become the largest legal and financial centre outside London. Its financial and insurance industries are worth £13billion to the city’s economy alone. It is also the UK’s 3rd largest manufacturing centre employing around 39k employees and adding over £7billion to the economy.

Home to Leeds Rhinos rugby league team, Yorkshire Carnegie rugby union team, Headingly and Yorkshire County Cricket Club, perhaps the most famous of Leeds’ sporting champions is Leeds United FC. Formed in 1919, and situated at the Elland Road Stadium, they have won The FA Cup, The League Cup and were runners-up in the European Cup and the European Cup Winners Cup to boot.

The most popular cars in Leeds

With Leeds location sitting in the heart of the West Riding, the VW Golf is an ideal family car and city commute vehicle; it is estimated to be the most popular car in Leeds, according to data provided between 2012 to 2018 by ownership and postcode.

Close on its heels—and in order of popularity—are the Mercedes A-Class, Ford Fiesta, VW Tiguan and the Nissan Qashqai.

Vehicle numbers in Leeds

There are approximately 314,000 licensed vehicles in the Leeds area, with some of the most popular models including the Ford Focus, the Mini and the VW Polo.

Fixter garages in Leeds

There are a total of 19 Fixter garages in the Leeds area, all ready and waiting to provide you with a fantastic quote for your car service, MOT and a wide range of vehicle repairs.

Fixter garages service the following postcodes and more, in and around the Leeds area:

  • LS1: City Centre, Leeds
  • LS2: Woodhouse, Leeds
  • LS3 & LS4: Burley & Kirkstall, Leeds
  • LS5: Hawksworth, Leeds
  • LS6: Headingly, Hyde Park, Beckett Park & Meanwood, Leeds
  • LS7: Chapel Allerton, Beck Hill Lovell Park & Potternewton, Leeds

What does an alternator do?

The alternator is the device responsible for generating electricity to charge the battery. It’s coupled with the engine drive, which means whenever the car is running, the battery is being charged. Without a charged battery there is no delivery of power to the electrical components or to generate the sparks used to combust the fuel in the engine.

How often should an alternator need replacing?

An alternator typically lasts around 7 years or between 100k and 150k miles.

The law, vehicle regulations and your MOT

Without a correctly functioning alternator, your car is unlikely to hold enough charge in the battery to drive for any purposeful length of time. Having said that, the alternator won’t be tested during an MOT, so as long as the battery has enough charge for the engine and other electrical components to run for the duration of the examination, then it can still achieve a pass. We do not recommend this in any circumstance. If there is a problem with your alternator, you should have it repaired or replaced as soon as possible.

What happens when we replace your alternator?

  • Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will test the voltage output of the alternator, inspect the car’s electrical systems and all alternator ancillaries (drive belts, cables, etc.).
  • Wherever necessary, the alternator will be replaced, and you will be advised of any other connected or associated problems arising from its malfunction.
  • You will also be advised of any other parts that may need to be replaced for the best operation and health of your vehicle.
  • Once the faulty alternator has been replaced, our mechanics will test it thoroughly to ensure the correct running of the new part and make any adjustments required for its premium operation.

What causes an alternator to stop working correctly?

An alternator might break down due to a bearing failure, preventing the rotor from spinning freely. Fluid leaks or a too tight belt (or a loose belt slipping) can also cause damage and premature wearing.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning alternator

When the battery is flat

If your battery is flat and refuses to accept charge through normal driving, then your alternator could be the problem.

The lights aren’t as bright as normal

If your headlamps aren’t as bright as normal or the function of other electrical components is weak, your alternator may not be supplying as much charge to the battery as it needs.

The battery warning light is illuminated on the dashboard

All warning lights are an indicator that a sensor has detected a failed component or poor operation. A battery warning light could be connected to your alternator performance.

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