Alternator & Starter


The more you want to see and do, the more you need to know your car will start when you need it. So, if you’re starting to suspect a problem with your starter or alternator, come see one of our Honest Mechanic experts for a check.

How do I know I need my alternator or starter checked?

  • Your car won’t start
  • Your headlights and dashboard lights are dim
  • Your check engine light is on and stays on
  • You hear a clicking or grinding noise when you start your engine

Why is Alternator or Starter service important?

Your starter is what gets your car running—a crucial component to keeping your life on schedule is car Maintenence. And your alternator helps charge your battery and distribute electricity throughout the vehicle. Without these components running properly, your car won’t start and stay running.

How often should I have my alternator and starter checked?

The Honest Mechanic recommends coming in to see us for an alternator and starter check whenever you have trouble starting your car or sustaining power.