Labor should be just under an hour in the Mitchell labor guide (around .9) with a standard dealer rate of $75.00-$85.00 per hour.
The alternator varies in price, usual list price on the alternator is $279.68, you can find this cheaper, or have it rebuilt much cheaper if the bearings are in good shape as usually the regulator, stator, and brushes come in a kit.
Doing this yourself is quite simple and requires 10mm, 12mm, and 14mm sockets and wrenches, it's completely accessible, however remember always disconnect the battery before performing any operation that involves electrical wiring of any sort.
Where is the starter on a 1997 Honda Civic?
hey, this is a easy answer? (NO)! why would you time it?? all it does is charge the battery!
I just had my alternator replaced on my 1990 Honda Accord and the final bill was $315.
OEM is 330.00 Auto zone 150.00 after return of the old one.
about $4000-$12,000 depending on how bright you want it
Take it to auto zone and have the battery and alternator checked out free.
Pull it out, take it to a radiator shop and have them do it. Or what I would do , is just replace it with a new aftermakret one.
I would say around 300 dollars..
Accel oil seal. 4 oil seal must be replace
The voltage regulator in the alternator can cause issues like this when they start to go bad. The voltage regulator is an integrated part of the alternator and cannot be replaced, if it is bad, the entire alternator must be replaced.
s2000 would hammer it