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Alternator Service

Chevrolet Buick GMC Alternator Service in Columbus, OH

An alternator is an electrical generator that is designed to transform mechanical energy into electricity. It is a very common technology in the modern world. Electrical power plants use it to convert moving water or steam into electrical energy to be distributed to a community. Inside your vehicle, the alternator is used to supply an electrical charge to your battery so that the battery will be able to start the vehicle next time you wish to use it. They are normally found at the front of vehicle engines. They convert the mechanical motion of the pistons into electricity to be used by electrically powered systems and to recharge your car battery.

Signs of a Bad Alternator

Your vehicle can function for a while on a faulty alternator, but it won’t run on a dead one. Here are a few of the key signs your alternator is on its last legs:

  • Dim or Flickering Lights: A weak or failing alternator can cause flickering lights. If any lights flicker and become brighter while the RPMs are higher, that’s a sure sign of an ailing alternator.
  • Odd Noises: If the serpentine belt is loose and not engaging with the alternator, then the alternator will not be able to work.
  • Check Engine Light: A failing alternator is one of the first things that will trigger the check engine light.
  • Electrical Problems: If you have extra electrical or electronic equipment that isn’t working, it may not be getting power due to a weakening alternator.
  • Dead Battery: If your battery is dying unexpectedly- especially if it’s too new to be dying frequently- the alternator is probably not doing its job.
  • Engine Stalling: Sudden engine cut-outs during operation may be caused by a bad alternator.

Of course, many of these problems can also be caused by a bad electrical connection- rather than a bad alternator, just as a loose serpentine belt can cause similar problems. Your Chesrown Chevrolet Buick GMC technician will check your vehicle thoroughly, to make sure we get the problem diagnosed and remedied properly.

Have Your Alternator Serviced at Chesrown Chevrolet Buick GMC

Here at Chesrown Chevrolet Buick GMC in Delaware, and Columbus, OH, our expert automotive technicians know the signs of a failing or dead alternator and will make sure you get the parts you need to get back on the road. What’s more, we’ll make sure your serpentine belt and electrical connections are all in good working order. Call today to schedule an appointment.

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Chesrown Chevrolet Buick Dealership Amenities Columbus, OH
Chesrown Chevrolet Buick Dealership Amenities Columbus, OH
Chesrown Chevrolet Buick Dealership Amenities Columbus, OH
Chesrown Chevrolet Buick Dealership Amenities Columbus, OH


Dealership Amenities:

  • GM Certified Technicians
  • Climate Controlled Check-In Lanes
  • *NEW* Sunday Hours
  • Comfortable Customer Lounge
  • Early Drop-Off / Late Pick-Up
  • Complimentary Loaner Vehicles
  • Complimentary Beverages and Snacks
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • HDTVs – 72″ Flatscreen w/ DirecTV
  • Kids Play Area with Coloring & Games
  • Complimentary Car Wash With Service
  • Online Service Appointment Scheduling
  • Children Friendly Waiting Area
  • Test Drive While you Wait
  • Monthly Service Specials


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Chesrown Chevrolet Buick GMC

1701 Columbus Pike,  
Delaware, OH 43015

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  • Sat8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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