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Service – Alternators and Starters

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Service – Alternators and Starters We offer a Complete Electrical Check that evaluates the health of your car alternator, starter and battery. During a Complete Electrical Check, our certified auto service professionals will test how your battery, starter and alternator perform at idle, during high RPMs, and under high voltage loads.

Common Causes of Starting Problems

If your vehicle isn’t starting properly, possible culprits may include:

  • Battery
  • Alternators or alternator drive belt
  • Computer system
  • Wiring harness
  • Sensors
  • Connectors

Signs of Bad Alternator

If your car is exhibiting any of the following behaviors, you could be in need of an alternator repair or replacement. Signs of a potentially bad alternator include:

  • Habitual stalling
  • Dim headlights
  • Grinding or whining noises
  • A dead battery
  • Starter problems
  • A growling or whining noise
  • The smell of burning rubber or burning wires
  • The “GEN” or battery light shows up on the dashboard

Your alternator repairs will be completed with only high-quality alternators, to ensure the proper fit and function. By using only parts intended for your vehicle, no matter the model of your car, we help guarantee a lasting repair that will keep your vehicle on the road for miles to come. While we use the same parts as dealers do, we also have some advantages over taking your vehicle to a dealership for an alternator repair. For instance, we are authorized to work on a wide range of cars, and are not constrained, unlike the dealers. This means we can work on any car model, and even smart cars. This means never having to change shops when you change vehicles.

Starter Repair & Alternator Diagnostics

Your technician will hook up a diagnostic device to the starter, alternator and battery to determine which of the components are causing your vehicle’s symptoms. Your tech will compare the readout on the display to the manufacturer’s service limits to determine the faulty part. Once your technician finds the cause of the problem, the proper starter or alternator repair services can be completed.

Help with Starter Repair & Alternator Replacement

If you suspect a problem with your starter or alternator, it’s best to take care of it as soon as possible to avoid further disrepair. Call us as soon as you begin to hear your car struggle to start so our team of certified technicians can properly inspect and diagnose it.