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How much does it cost to repair or replace the alternator?

One of the most common faults of a car`s electrical system is alternator failure. The price of replacing the alternator on modern vehicles starts from around $200 and typically can go up to $600 for a new or refurbished part and labor performed by a certified mechanic. Of course, different cars have different spec alternators …

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Metal tariffs: Scrap Cars Poised to Win in Potential Trade Wars Due to Trump’s New Steel Tariffs

The fuse is lit and now the clock ticks. After President Trump signed a pair of proclamations on Thursday, barring any unforeseen legal challenges, we have fifteen days until a pair of tariffs on steel and aluminum go into effect. From price and employment fluctuations to a potential trade war, the economic consequences of this …

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