An alternator generates electric power in a car. It is significant in the vehicle’s charging system. When an engine is running, the alternator supplies electric power for the vehicle while charging the battery. Having problems with your alternator would be an inconvenience for you. After all, the alternator supplies your car with power.
Alternator issues are common, and it’s often mistaken as battery issues. Our specialist will inspect your vehicle to determine what the issue is. We can fix or replace it for you. The alternator inspection we make involves:
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Our auto electricians are trained professionals with expert knowledge in auto electrical repair. Our mechanics are fully qualified to perform auto repairs on any automobile.
We’re a family owned business based in Ballarat. With over 10 years of experience, Ballarat Auto Electricians are dedicated providing superior auto repairs for your vehicle.
We strive to be as transparent as possible with our pricing – this means no hidden last minute fees. If your vehicle requires additional work, we will let you know prior.
You might be wondering what are the signs of a bad alternator. If you experience any of these signs, you should not ignore them. It could cause a more severe damage in your engine in the long run. Have our specialist check your vehicle for diagnosis and repair or replacement.
Headlights and dashboard are dimmer than usual or flickering headlights
When your headlights flicker, it is a strong indication that your alternator is not functioning correctly.
Check the indicator light
If you notice a warning indicator light in the dashboard it can be a sign that the alternator is going bad. You can have it checked with us for a proper diagnostic.
Strange clicking or grinding noises
We know that cars make unusual noises. However, when some bearings fail in the engine due to alternator issues, it usually creates strange noises like a “buzzing” or “clicking” sound.
Difficulty in starting your car
If you just had your tank full, and you’re still having difficulties in starting your engine, it could be because your alternator is failing.
A bad alternator causes the battery to drain. It is recommended to always have your alternators checked when replacing your battery.
At Ballarat Auto Electricians, our team has years of experience and a proven track record. We value the trust given by our customers that’s why we deliver quality and reliable services. We offer competitive and fair pricing.
Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you’re starting to notice some of the signs that your alternator needs a repair or replacement. We can handle all your alternator needs!