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Question DetailsAsked on 1/21/2018

Alternator mechanic that will repair at my house in anderson, sc 29624

I need alternator replaced in my 2007 nissan quest. I need a mechanic to come to my house to fix it. I have already bought the new alternator, coolant, and transmission fluid. I live in anderson, sc 29624

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Auto Repair is the Search the List category - though that includes both mobile and shop-based mechanics. Given all the computer test equipment and continual manufacturer upgrades and such needed these, except for heavy construction equipment mobile mechanics are becoming a dying breed these days.

You probably have to google for mobile mechanics in your area, then cross-check by company name on Angies List for ratings and reviews.

You said alternator repair - actually, as you probably found out since you have a replacement one, repair by a mechanic is real rare - usually you just swap in either a new or rebuilt one from an auto parts store.

On the coolant - usually (around 70,000-100,000 miles typically) you are supposed to do a radiator flush too - did you get that (and the right kind for your vehicle) as well as being sure you got the right kind of antifreeze - there are now three common types out there for car coolant systems, and they are not interchangeable because of all the plastic and aluminum parts in cars these days. Also - decide if you want him to use the drain plug on the radiator (plastic on a lot of them these days, and commonly snap off when opened after sitting for several to many years without use) - so I recommend removing the bottom radiator hose instead to drain it - which if the clamp is not the reusable type may require a new clamp too.

On transmission fluid (assuming you mean an automatic transmission) - many or probably most models do not have drain plugs so either require a suction pump to remove it through the dipstick tube, or requires removing the bottom cover plate on the transmission. Also - I don't think I have seen a car in a long time which did not require filter replacement at the transmission fluid replacement interval - sometimes two filters, and commonly they are not externally accessible - have to have the bottom cover plate removed to get at them. So may be more to that than you anticipate - and a LOT easier done on a vehicle hoist than sitting in your driveway (not to mention the probability of staining the drive with spillage).

Answered 2 years ago by LCD

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