The cost of replacing a part is a very general question that unless specified exactly is hard to answer. First, is who is replacing the part? Is the Dealer, an independent repair shop, a junkyard, the guy next door or you doing the replacement. These will all yield different prices. Not to mention that within all of these will be different labor rates and different part price mark ups.Second, what is the quality of the part? Is it a name brand, generic (white box, economy), OEM or used part? All of these will be different. Price will even differ between name brands, sometimes significantly. Thirdly, What is the warranty of the part and who is offering the warranty (the shop the parts house or the manufacturer). Limited Lifetime will have restrictions. Lifetime warranty isn�t always the best part either. Fourthly, Each vehicle can have different options that will affect how long it takes to change a part or make it call for a different part. Such as heavy duty cooling system, air conditioning, 4x4�s may have a steel plate that may need removal, Automatic or manual transmission, the list goes on. Fifthly, What additional parts will be required? Long life coolant or standard coolant, R12 or R134a air conditioning freon if it needs to be discharged or replaced? Additional adapters other fluids that may need to be added or changed? All of this will affect price. Sixthly, is the car a new car or an older car? Labor manuals or guides are set up based on a new car. Additional time may be required due to seized or rusted bolts, additional aftermarket accessories that were installed etc. So you can see where there is a great potential for variances. I offer this insight: If you take it to an independent garage like I always recommend, consider how long they have been in business. What is the quality of there work, are they honest? (see the FAQ how do you choose an auto repair shop for additional insights).AnswerI had to replace the alternator in my 1996 Saab 900se two summers ago. I went to an electrical rebuilder (they rebuilt alternators) and purchased the part. I gave them the VIN to assure the proper part. I then took the part, in the box, to an independent mechanic and had it installed. The alternator ran app. $130.00 and the mechanic charged me $50.00 to install it. This was about 1/3 what the dealership quoted me. It took my time, gas and effort, but the savings was well worth it.
All in all, it probably cost me more to have the car towed and the rental car for the 2 days it took to get the part and get it installed. We had already replaced the battery that week, per the advice of another mechanic.
Alternator belt $5.50 Labor: $25.00 Knowing you could have done it in fifteen minutes: priceless
The approximate cost of replacing an alternator on a 1996 Toyota Avalon depends on whether you do it yourself or have a shop replace it. The alternator costs around $125 and it would take about two hours of labor for a total of approximately $300 if a shop did it.
The cost to replace the alternator in a Honda Odyssey will depend on where it is purchased and installed. The average cost of an alternator is between $100 and $150.
I have been quoted $725 to replace the alternator on my 2000 9-5 by a local independent Saab mechanic. This seems rather exorbitant to me - the part appears to cost $200 - $300. Unfortunately I don't have much choice - I drove it there on an overnight battery charge... for 200-300, its a rebuilt...a new alternator is around 4 to 5 hundred, plus at least 2 hours to put it in so that price is about right
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Saab dealer quoted 1 hour to replace the serpentine belt. The cost of the belt was $60 canadian.
The cost to replace the alternator for this car ranges between $80 and $120.This is not including any shop or shipping fees.
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Cost me $185 at the dealership.
It should cost between 500-700 based on the brand of the alternator and the shop.
About $370 in Minnesota, with a new alternator.
This will vary based on where you choose to get the replacement alternator. The alternator will orbably run you around $200. The cost of labor for the repair will be additional.
With a Bosch rebuilt which is guaranteed, (shop around) and about $150-200 Samoans, labor is about two hours from a good mechanic, here in Maine we get it done about $280.00 total. VVVVVVVVVVVVVroooooooooooommmmmmmmmmmm!!!!!!!!!
alternator cost $170.00 and labor will be $65.00 .so you are looking at a total of $235.00 . takes about 45 minutes to change
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It is important to know the cost of replacing parts or making repairs on a car. For a 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue it should cost between $90 and $200 for a person to replace the alternator on their own.
the alternator + replacing fees lies between $350-$400 if the alternator is remanufactured (not brand new). The cost may reach $600 if it is brand new
cost me 260 for the alternator and the belt (220 and 40), and 190 for the labor.