There’s nothing worse than a dead battery when you’re away from home or late to work. Your car requires a battery to do everything from turning on the radio to turning over the engine. Discover the signs of a bad alternator or battery and learn how Greg’s Japanese Auto can help you receive the alternator repair you need to get back on the road.

The Importance of Your Alternator and Battery

Your alternator is an essential component that keeps your battery fully charged. As your engine runs, the alternator works like a generator to create electricity for your radio, windshield wipers, headlights and more.

Without an alternator or battery, your car couldn’t perform any of these tasks. Modern vehicles also use electricity to start your vehicle, so a dead battery means a dead car.

Signs You Need Alternator Repair 

Don’t let a dead battery or damaged alternator leave you stuck on the side of the road. Here are some signs of a bad alternator that you need to watch out for:

  • The battery light warning indicator
  • Difficulty starting your vehicle
  • Faded or dim headlights
  • Whining or growling sounds

Swing by Greg’s Japanese Auto immediately before your car is completely inoperable. A worn-out alternator or a dying battery is much more affordable if you don’t need to tow your vehicle to the shop.

Each of these signs could be caused by a worn-out battery or difficulties with your alternator, so ask a professional mechanic to inspect your vehicle. Replacing a battery is an easy fix, but if you replace your battery when the starter is the real issue, you could still lose power to your vehicle and even damage your brand-new battery.

Get Prompt and Professional Service at Greg’s Japanese Auto

If your alternator needs servicing or replacing, stop by Greg’s Japanese Auto immediately. Our facility specializes in Japanese auto repair and has the experience you need for your Washington vehicle. You’ll receive comprehensive inspections, a detailed estimate, and prompt repairs and we replace your battery or alternator. Our premier locations each have access to quality testing devices that measure your battery voltage, draw and charging system to ensure a durable battery and reliable alternator.

Schedule an appointment today to receive fast and efficient diagnostics. At Greg’s Japanese Auto, we understand what it takes to keep your car running smoothly and efficiently. Whether you’re preparing for a road trip or looking for routine maintenance, give us a call and find out how you can restore your car’s alternator and receive a battery replacement today.

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