Alternator Replacement


For reliable alternator replacement in Kent WA, visit the pros at Central Avenue Automotive. We’re a full-service auto repair shop that’s been family owned and operated since 1998. Our technicians work on all makes and are dedicated to providing high-quality, thorough, and prompt service. With accreditation and an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, you can be confident that your vehicle is always in great hands. 

Contact us today at (253) 854-6762 or request an appointment online.

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Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Car Alternator

The alternator is located on the engine and is one of the most important parts of the charging system. Alternators recharge the battery while the engine is running; typically they don’t require any maintenance and only need to be replaced if they stop working. When the alternator fails, your engine will run, but only until its battery power is drained. Most alternators last around 100,000 to 150,000 miles, but they can last longer, especially if you drive your car daily. 

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Super nice people, Conner was at the front desk as well as another person but I didn’t catch her name. Both were helpful. The shop couldn’t repair my issue due to the manufacturer requiring specific tools. They did a safety inspection and didn’t charge me for it or for the diagnostics since they couldn’t perform the fix!
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Here are common warning signs that it’s time to replace your car alternator:

  • Dim, overly bright, or pulsating headlights
  • Repeatedly needing to jump-start your car
  • A dead battery 
  • Slow or intermittently malfunctioning electrical system
  • A squealing sound coming from the engine
  • Trouble starting your car
  • Frequent stalling
  • Whining or growling noises
  • A burning rubber smell
  • The battery warning light is on

If you’ve noticed any of these signs, schedule an appointment with us!

Makes We Service

We offer alternator replacement in Kent WA for nearly all makes and models, including:

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Your Full-Service Auto Repair Shop

In addition to alternator replacement in Kent WA, we offer a full range of automotive repairs and maintenance to keep your vehicle running smoothly. From oil changes and tune-ups to most major repairs, you can count on our skilled team to maximize the reliability of your vehicle. We take pride in not only our technical expertise but also our exceptional customer service. Fully equipped to handle any repairs needed, our skilled employees are experts in their field and are always happy to answer any questions you have. 

Call us today, request an appointment online, or visit our shop in person to get your vehicle performing its best!

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