Alternator Repair & Replacement Service Information serving Beaverton, OR

Alternator Replacement or Repair Service at Carr Subaru for Portland, OR

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An important component under the hood of your Subaru is the alternator. It's responsible for converting energy created by the engine into usable electricity for your car's air conditioning, stereo, lights, power seats and windows and more.

So, when your car's electrical components start experiencing problems, the alternator is a great place to start the diagnosis. Common issues caused by a failing alternator include dim or flickering lights, an engine that is difficult or impossible to start and power seats and windows that operate slowly. You might also get a warning light in the dashboard.

Depending on what's gone wrong, we may be able to remove and repair your car's alternator, then put it right back in -- but in many cases, it's easier and more affordable to have a new alternator installed. Stop by the Carr Subaru service center to consult with one of our knowledgeable service advisors. We'll take a close look at your car and determine the best course of action to get it fixed.

 
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How Do I Know the Alternator has Gone Bad on My Car?

If your car's electrical systems have been acting strange, we'll want to test the alternator to see if the alternator is going bad, or if there's a different issue elsewhere in the car causing your electrical woes.

If you're familiar with basic automotive electrical maintenance, and you've got a multimeter handy, you can test the output of the battery in DC volts with the engine at idle. If the output of the battery is less than 13 DC volts, that's a sign that your alternator is too weak to do its job properly, and is ready to be replaced or repaired.

And if all that sounds like gibberish to you, don't worry. Testing the alternator is a piece of cake for our talented technicians. Stop by and let us know what problems you're experiencing. We'll quickly get to the bottom of it and recommend a long-term fix.

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Scheduling Your Maintenance Visit at the Carr Subaru Service Center

If you're in need of routine maintenance services like an oil change, tire rotation or brake lining replacement, you can stop by any time without an appointment. We'll get you in and out quickly with Subaru Express Service. Plus, we'll give your vehicle a complete inspection so you'll know if your car is in need of any additional work.

When you need a more major repair, just schedule your appointment online and pick a time slot that works for you. We make it convenient to fit quality car maintenance into any schedule.

You'll find our service center at 11635 SW Canyon Rd, Beaverton, OR 97005.

Why Carr Subaru in Beaverton is your Destination for Subaru Service and Repair

At the Carr Subaru service department, we set ourselves apart from chain auto shops and neighborhood garages by offering unrivaled quality. You'll get the very best care for your car here. That's because our team of talented service technicians are factory-trained by Subaru to care for your entire car properly. What's more, we'll use OEM parts direct from Subaru whenever possible to carry out repairs. The result? Matchless repair quality, so your car lasts longer and gives you more trouble-free miles.

You can save even more when you take advantage of our monthly service specials! And if you're not sure what routine maintenance procedures your car needs, and when it needs them, you can check the manufacturer's recommended service schedule for your car right here on our site.

Carr Subaru

11635 SW Canyon Rd
Directions Beaverton, OR 97005

  • Sales: (503) 672-3370
  • Service: (866) 460-0188
  • Parts: (888) 627-4707

Hours

  • Monday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday Closed
  1. Carr Subaru

    11635 SW Canyon Rd
    Beaverton, OR 97005

    • Sales: (877) 271-4560