The alternator is one of the most important parts of your car’s electrical system. It’s responsible for charging the battery and powering the lights, audio system, and other accessories while the engine is running. If your alternator fails, your car will eventually lose power and stall. That’s why it’s important to be on the lookout for signs that your alternator might be failing and to get it repaired as soon as possible. Keep reading to learn more about alternator repair and how our skilled technicians can help.
Signs Your Alternator Needs Repairing
There are a few key signs that your alternator might need to be repaired or replaced. If you notice any of the following, don’t hesitate to bring your car into our shop:
The engine is losing power. This is usually the first sign that something is wrong with the alternator. If you notice that your engine is losing power, stalling, or taking longer than usual to start, it could be a sign that the alternator needs to be repaired or replaced.
The headlights are dimming or flickering. Another common sign of alternator trouble is dim or flickering headlights. If you notice that your headlights are dimming when you’re driving at night or during bad weather, it’s a good idea to have them checked out as soon as possible as they could be a sign of a bigger problem.
The battery warning light is on. Most cars have a warning light on the dash that comes on when there’s an issue with the battery or charging system. If you see this light come on, it means that there’s likely something wrong with either the battery or the alternator (or both).
How We Can Help
Our team of highly trained and experienced technicians can quickly diagnose and repair any issues you’re having with your alternator (or any other part of your car). We’ll get you back on the road in no time! Give us a call or bring your car into our shop today. We’re here to help!