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153 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Evesham, 9 years of experience

I came from hungary where i used to work at wolksvagen dealership for 3 years before that and during this 3 years i was working my father garage's because he is a mechanic aswell. Im doing this since childh...

3 Reviews

Garage serving Evesham, 30 years of experience

Viezu’s head office, research and development centre is fully equipped with a state-of-the-art workshop, from which Viezu can cater for all customers’ tuning, testing, car servicing, maintenance and repair n...

67 Reviews

Garage serving Evesham, 10 years of experience

With over 10 years industry experience, your vehicle is in safe hands with us. My lifetimes passion of motor vehicle has had me involved with all makes and sizes. Registered as IMI TechSafe for electric vehi...

110 Reviews

Garage serving Evesham, 30 years of experience

30 years experience working for independent garages. Ten years working for myself. Working on all makes of car’s From Brake pads to Engine rebuilds.

595 Reviews

Garage serving Evesham, 10 years of experience

I am a diagnostic technician, qualified MOT tester, Institute of Motor Industry assesor and general mechanic following my father's footsteps who has over 40 years experience in the trade. Having completed my...

179 Reviews

Garage serving Evesham, 53 years of experience

The Company’s Roadside Assistance brand is now the preferred choice for the South of England and has become synonymous with efficiency, punctuality and courtesy resulting in all the major motoring organisati...

228 Reviews

Garage serving Evesham, 13 years of experience

Bishop autos a local mobile mechanic business set up in 2012 we are a company specialising in the mobile repair, air con and computer diagnostics of today’s vehicles ❄️🥶 we do air con regas services on ...

104 Reviews

Garage serving Evesham, 16 years of experience

Diagnostic technician with 15+ years of experience in the motor trade, Specialising in Luxury and performance vehicles. Working with vehicles from Ferrari, Maserati, Jaguar, and Land Rover, as well as lo...

171 Reviews

Garage serving Evesham, 11 years of experience

I have 11 years' experience working on cars. I am able to do all the repairs you need doing including, inspections, servicing, brakes, suspension, clutches, and much more. We have a garage that you can bring...

51 Reviews

Garage serving Evesham, 14 years of experience

Here at S&J Autos Limited we take great care in repairing your vehicle to the highest standard whilst keeping our prices low and affordable, here at S&J Autos you deal with the mechanics directly. This ensur...

258 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Evesham, 10 years of experience

Ive been a mechanic for 10 years im hybrid trained and level 3 trained technician ive worked for a major leading company and decided to run my own business im also mot trained so have a good understanding of...

359 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Evesham, 21 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship at Brunel Ford in Bristol for around 4 years before moving to Mercedes and Vauxhall respectively to gain valuable knowledge and understand different makes & models of cars. I h...

2 Reviews

Garage serving Evesham, 12 years of experience

With over 12 years of experience and fully qualified working in all makes and models. All aspects of service and repairs undertaken Mot repairs Welding Cambelts Clutches Service Headgaskets Brakes

56 Reviews

Garage serving Evesham, 28 years of experience

Mobile mechanic service for smaller jobs and diag work, with the option of MOT and workshop facilities for larger jobs in partnership with Alcester-based VW specialist TL Automotive. Experienced in diagnosis...

Frequently asked questions about alternator repair & replacements in Evesham

Read our answers to questions about alternator repair costs, symptoms and more.

What does an alternator replacement in Evesham involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the car's battery charging system.
  • Mechanic will inspect the alternator's ancillaries (drive belt, cables etc.)
  • Mechanic will test the voltage output of the alternator.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the alternator.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts of the electric system need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will test the charging system and will test drive the car.

What are the symptoms of a bad alternator?

  • When the battery warning light on the car's dashboard has lit up.
  • When the battery is not being recharged

How long does it take a mechanic to replace an alternator?

On average, alternator replacement times can range from 1 hour to 2.5 hours with an average of just over 1 hour. The time that the job takes will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

What are the signs of a bad alternator?

If the battery light remains on with the ignition (and does not go out once the charging is in operation), or comes on with the engine running then there is an issue with the alternator generating power and the battery will not be recharged. It is important to get a professional mechanic to check the issue as soon as possible.

Is a faulty alternator an MOT failure?

No, a car will not fail its MOT on an alternator issue itself. The alternator is not checked as part of the MOT, but a garage may flag it as something to address outside of an MOT to help ensure your vehicle will be able to charge its battery as intended.

How do I check if my car alternator is working properly?

The easiest way to check if your alternator is working is to start the car and let it idle. Then, turn on all of the car's accessories one at a time. If the car's battery dies while the accessories are on, then the alternator is not working.

Additionally, the battery should be tested for voltage. If the battery is low, the alternator may not be charging the battery. Depending on the electrical system, a voltmeter reading in the 13.8 to 15.3 volt range with the engine running, lights and accessories off, generally indicates that the alternator is working as it should be.

What happens when the car alternator fails while I am driving?

If your alternator dies while driving, your car will eventually lose power and come to a stop. You may notice the first signs of a dying alternator with dimmed interior lights and warning lights on the dashboard. The best thing to do in this case is find a safe place to stop and call for professional help.

How do I fix a bad alternator?

In most cases the alternator would be replaced if it bad or faulty. Alternators can be refurbished but often getting a new one fitted is more cost-effective. An alternator is an electrical component that is key to supplying power to your car so fixing it is a job best left to qualified technicians.

Can Evesham garages offer home collection and delivery for alternator repair?

Yes, many garages in Evesham are able to offer collection and delivery for an alternator repair. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a alternator repair in Evesham.

Can Evesham mobile mechanics do alternator repair at my home or office?

Yes, Evesham mobile mechanics can do an alternator repair at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

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