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Our expert insights into alternator replacement in Wakefield

Our expert insights into alternator replacement in Wakefield

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/wakefield

Save up to 30% on your alternator replacement in Wakefield. 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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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/wakefield

Save up to 30% on your alternator replacement in Wakefield. 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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How much does alternator replacement cost in Wakefield?

How much does alternator replacement cost in Wakefield?

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A typical alternator replacement in Wakefield costs around £132.60 - £353.50. 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 Wakefield in order to give you an idea of how much the alternator replacement should cost.

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Suzuki Alto Gl

1.1 litres

£256.46 £208.0019%

Toyota Auris T3 Vvt

1.4 litres

£245.02 £208.0015%

Mini Cooper Clubman

1.6 litres

£251.94 £204.0019%

Renault Clio

1.2 litres

£157.40 £132.6016%

Peugeot 108

1.2 litres

£237.05 £204.0014%

Smart City Passion 61

0.7 litres

£163.38 £141.7013%

Toyota Auris Excel Vvt

1.8 litres

£252.31 £214.0015%

Mercedes 230ce Auto

3.7 litres

£440.11 £353.5020%

Seat Altea

1.4 litres

£260.26 £220.0015%

Citroen Berlingo Mspace Forte

2 litres

£266.83 £218.0018%

Suzuki Alto Gl

1.1 litres

£256.46 £208.0019%

Toyota Auris T3 Vvt

1.4 litres

£245.02 £208.0015%

Renault Clio

1.2 litres

£157.40 £132.6016%

Peugeot 108

1.2 litres

£237.05 £204.0014%

Smart City Passion 61

0.7 litres

£163.38 £141.7013%
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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 Wakefield

THE AUTO CENTRE

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

BRIGGATE GARAGE

Leeds, UK
stars-5
17 reviews
BRIGGATE GARAGE is located in Leeds, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

HOWARTHS GARAGE

Mirfield, UK
stars-4.5
24 reviews
HOWARTHS GARAGE and their team of qualified mechanics at Mirfield, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

AutoPFect (Leeds) LTD

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

PE CAR SPECIALISTS

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

Crown Garage

Bradford, UK
stars-4.5
15 reviews
We are located in Bradford, 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.

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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Want to learn more about alternator replacement in Wakefield?

Want to learn more about alternator replacement in Wakefield?

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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