Got a bad alternator or starter?

Contact Yakima Battery & Auto Electric!

Is your vehicle struggling to start? Are its lights dim or flickering? You may have a bad starter or alternator. Your alternator plays a key role in your vehicle’s electrical system. When it’s not working, your entire car can suffer. At Yakima Battery & Auto Electric, we can diagnose your car or truck’s electrical issues and determine if you need a new alternator or starter.

Don’t wait until your vehicle decides not to start. Come by Yakima Battery & Auto Electric today and we’ll get your vehicle back in shape.

What’s the difference between starter problems and alternator issues?

What’s the difference between starter problems and alternator issues?

Is your car, RV or other vehicle taking way too long to start? You could have an issue with your starter or alternator. How can you be sure? Here are a few ways to diagnose your problem:

  • A bad starter may still crank your car, but only slowly
  • A loose starter will make a clattering noise
  • A bad alternator can cause foul odors and unusual noises
  • Flickering or dim headlights and dashboard lights can signal a weak alternator
A bad alternator or starter can leave you stranded anytime, anywhere. Don’t wait until you have an emergency. Call Yakima Battery & Auto Electric today!