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21800 Towncenter Plz Ste 277
Sterling, VA
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Your Nearest Store:

21800 Towncenter Plz Ste 277
Sterling, VA
571.612.2127

firestone storefront
Most stores are open nights and weekends

Store Hours:
Day(s) Hours
MON-FRI: 7:00am-7:00pm
SAT: 7:00am-6:00pm
SUN: 8:00am-5:00pm
Thanksgiving: Closed
Black Friday: 6:00am-8:00pm
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Signs of Bad Alternator or Starter

FOR OVER A CENTURY, FIRESTONE HAS BEEN ONE OF THE NATION’S MOST TRUSTED NAMES IN CAR REPAIR.

ALTERNATOR REPAIR SERVICES

Are you in need of an alternator repair services? Look no further than Firestone Complete Auto Care, where we offer a Complete Electrical Check that evaluates the health of your car alternator, starter and battery. During a Complete Electrical Check, our ASE-certified tire and auto service professionals will test how your battery, starter and alternator perform at idle, during high RPMs, and under high voltage loads.

DO YOU HAVE A BAD ALTERNATOR?

If your car is exhibiting any of the following behaviors, you could be in need of an alternator repair or replacement. Signs of a potentially bad alternator include:

 

  • Dim headlights
  • A dead battery
  • Starter problems
  • A growling or whining noise
  • The smell of burning rubber or burning wires
  • The “GEN” or battery light shows up on the dashboard

BATTERY, ALTERNATOR AND STARTER PROBLEMS

If your car is having electrical problems with the car alternator, battery or starter, bring your car in to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care store. Our experienced tire and auto service professionals will inspect the components of your car’s electrical system. If something is wrong with your alternator, starter or battery, a Firestone technician will talk to you about the different options you have when it comes to replacing or repairing a bad alternator or starter.

Problems with vehicle starting or charging could be caused by a worn out alternator, a dead battery or a starter problem. Our auto and tire professionals can perform diagnostic tests to determine the cause of the problem and then let you know what auto repair services are available to fix that particular problem. When it comes to auto electrical repair services, we begin by checking the operating functions of key components that keep your vehicle’s electrical system running properly.

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