Most alternators last approximately seven years (80,000 and 150,000 miles). There are a couple of factors that can affect the longevity of an alternator:
Are you wondering whether you will soon need to replace your alternator? There are a few signs to look out for. If you notice any of the symptoms below, you should have your vehicle inspected by a professional. You don’t want to be stranded on the roads of Fairfax because of a faulty alternator.
It can be difficult for some Alexandria drivers to tell if the issues their vehicle is experiencing is due to the alternator or battery. It is easier to determine the cause of the problem by waiting until you need to jump-start the vehicle. If the vehicle still won’t start after that, the alternator is the likely culprit. Set up an appointment at Stohlman Volkswagen today.
The price of an alternator varies based on your particular make and model. That is why you will want to reach out to our service department. We can give you a more accurate estimate for your car.
If you have additional questions about your alternator, you can always reach out to the professionals at Stohlman Volkswagen. We would be happy to help. If your vehicle is in need of an alternator, be sure to take a look at our rotating service specials to see if you can save even more on this repair task.
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