Alternator, Battery & Ignition

    Service Overview

    The health of your electrical system is vital to your vehicle’s basic functioning and performance. At Alta Custom our trained and certified mechanics will inspect your battery, starter, alternator, and ignition to ensure they are properly maintained and make repairs and replacements when necessary.

    Alternator Inspection & Repair Service

    The alternator charges the battery and sends power to you vehicle’s electrical system when the engine is not running. Alta Custom can measure the voltage produced and repair or replace the alternator if necessary.

    Battery Testing, Repair & Replacement Service

    Testing the battery allows for early detection of problems so it can be replaced before finding yourself stranded with a dead battery. If problems are detected, the battery may be replaced with a new model according to your vehicle manufacturer’s specification

    Ignition Inspection & Repair Service

    Your vehicle’s ignition creates the spark that ignites the fuel/air mixture in the engine. The mechanics at our Edmonton auto repair shop can check the proper functioning of each part and repair or replace any parts if necessary.

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    WHY CHOOSE US

    • Family owned and operated
    • Serving Edmonton and surrounding areas since 1994
    • 8-bay service centre
    • Experienced, licensed technicians
    • Same day service for most repairs and maintenance

    What Our Customers Say

    Great group to work with. Replaced muffler back in an old SUV. Was looking for slightly more aggressive sound than stock. Suggested muffler was perfect but we’re more than willing to test several. Work was done to a high standard at a reasonable price.
    Justin Duthie
    17:03 15 Oct 20
    The service I received at Alta Custom Exhaust was incredible. I was able to get my vehicle in immediately, and the exact work I had requested was completed, along with additional recommendations made. Zak, at the service desk, was extremely knowledgeable, explained everything clearly, and provided diagrams and cost breakdowns. Service was prompt, transparent, and informative. When an additional (though minor) problem with a gasket seal arose, they recommended I order the part from the dealership for the best seal, but offered to have it installed to minimize my bill. I would definitely recommend this shop to anyone who feels nervous about being taken advantage of when they need mechanical work done! Five stars!
    Shelby Olsen
    19:16 03 Oct 20
    I’ve been here four times before for exhaust work on various cars and they are great. Reasonable and trustworthy. Recently we attended as we were worried about an exhaust leak entering my wifes car. They checked it out and confirmed it wasn’t an exhaust leak - no charge! I’ll send everyone who needs exhaust work here!
    Speed23 K
    01:21 17 Sep 20
    Best exhaust place in Edmonton hands down. Brought my wrx over here to Zak and they did a really good job even with the recommendations on what would look and sound best for my car. They know what theyre doing so youre in good hands if you come here. Prices are very good here too. Zak will give you a good price and an honest price.
    Alec F
    00:15 09 Sep 20
    Zach is great . Pleasant no rush attitude. I went in with a vehicle that had loud exhaust from previous owner. Only realized how loud it was on the highway driving. Called Zach and came in store. Busy time ,yet Zach manged to get us in pretty quick . Offered alternative muffler with reasonable price . Quick job done in 40 minutes and we were back on highway. He even suggested if we had stock muffler the job would be half price!. Great customer service and great mechanics. Job done and car is quiet now. Babies can sleep well while we hit highway again . Thanks Zach. We will shop again.
    DREAMCATCHERMEDIA INDOCAN
    15:04 31 Aug 20
    Had a bad muffler with a lot of rusted out holes needed switching. Contacted a few other places but nothing in stock. Found Alta and spoke with them about options. They had the stock and let me know the decision was best determined by showing the vehicle. 30 minutes later I was there and gone again, they took a quick look at my truck, told me what I needed as well as gave me options for others. I did the install myself by choice but given the accuracy and professionalism of this company I am certain the choice would have been clear had I not. Definitely will be recommending and requesting their services in the future. Clear, straight to the point, they know their stuff!!
    Skuiggles Klg
    05:59 31 Aug 20
    These guys deserve 10 stars I am very happy with their service, quality and equiltyBefore waste your money anywhere else I highly recommend please check with these guys
    Parminder Singh
    16:25 27 Aug 20
    Fairly priced and easy to deal with. Showed up with no appointment in the middle of the day with exhaust issues, and the welders were able to diagnose my problems and have them fixed in the hour.
    Skylar Dunning
    21:13 24 Aug 20
    The exhaust was fixed promptly at a very reasonable cost.
    Irene Miller
    17:32 24 Aug 20
    I had an exhaust rust out and break off my '08 Eclipse. I came in just to get a quote, but Zak quickly diagnosed what needed to be done and installed a new exhaust tip. In and out within an hour with no appointment. Would highly recommend to anybody. Welder was also very nice and professional.
    Greg
    05:21 04 Aug 20
    Very pleased the staff and they made sure I was happy and my exhaust suited what I needed. Highly recommend and will be returning with my truck.
    Adam Petten
    18:13 17 Jul 20
    If you are looking to get the job done quickly, efficiently and professionally then you should not look any further than Alta Exhaust. I won’t lie by saying they are the best in the city, because I haven’t visited all the other shops. What can I tell you then? After my visit and experience, I certainly won’t be looking to visit any other shops in the future. To the shop owners, apologies on the late review but I had to make sure I sum up my experience the correct way. Thank you once again for the generosity and the amazing work you guys did.
    Wafi Chowdhury
    05:19 16 Jul 20
    6 OUT OF 5 STARS! They are excellent in every way, saved me money with their honesty and I would strongly recommend them to everyone. They performed the work in 1/3 less time and the total cost was about 1/2 of what I expected. DETAILS: I told the gentleman at the counter what my intentions were in replacing my existing exhaust system on my Firebird, we had a look at it on a hoist, he suggested changes to my request, gave me an estimate so I made an appointment to have the work done. On the morning of the appointment they put my car on the hoist, one of the senior exhaust specialists looked at my car, we discussed my request and he suggested the same changes as the other person. He told me that there is no need for me to replace as much as I wanted because the system was in great shape and there would be no viable improvements by doing the extras I originally requested, I would lose ground clearance and possibly have oxygen sensor issues even with O2 cheaters. He said all I really needed to do is replace the muffler, the pipes to my tips and put in new tips of my choice out of their numerous choices. He performed the agreed-to work, sealed a small leak and stopped a rattle which I thought was a cat convertor but only a loose sensor. They could have charged me a whole lot more parts & labour if they wanted to but did not. They are awesome!
    Wheels
    04:57 16 Jun 20
    I got a resonator delete here and It sounds incredible!! Zak is very nice. Would definitely coming back!
    Christianne Parel
    21:11 23 May 20
    Mo and Zahir (Zach) greeted me with good spirit, thoroughly explained to me the issues with my car, and offered a reasonable price to have it repaired. I recommend this business as it offers great customer service at an affordable price and timely manner. Thank you again.
    Michelle La
    18:09 22 May 20
    Amazing shop to work with. Feels very "mom and pop" esque. You know you're helping a local business. We had some trouble deciding which route to take so they pulled me in the shop and looked under my car with me. Amazing welding work and great time management. I received a muffler delete and two new dual tips. Took less than an hour. Even offered my girlfriend and I lunch as we were paying. Highly recommend.
    Josh B
    00:56 27 Apr 20
    Quality work, fast and awesome pricing glad I turned to these guys super happy with the outcome got to try out different exhaust make sure I was happy with my new setup before welding it in to. Be going back in the future definitely.
    Jesse Banner
    18:18 09 Apr 20
    I took my truck in to have a cat back exhaust system installed, I originally tried to myself but It wasn't as plug and play as I thought. It needed to be custom fitted, so I decided to take it to Alta and I am glad I did. I told them what the issue was and they put it together for me perfectly, I am very impressed with the quality of work and how quickly it was done. I also loved that I was able to email Alta back and forth with very quick responses, they look out for you and your vehicle and provide awesome customer service.Thanks guys!!
    Johnathan Gare
    00:54 14 Mar 20
    Zak was friendly and professional. After his mechanics took a look at my vehicle, they were able to quickly fix the problem. The fix was so simple that I was not charged. I would not hesitate to come back.
    Susan and Edwin Loo
    17:05 09 Mar 20
    I had an exhaust tip that I needed help to remove on my 911 (rusted loose bolt but a metal plate in the way) that I thought would need a blow torch and some heavy equipment and a large bill to boot. I visited Alta Custom Exhaust spontaneously with only about 30 minutes before having to leave, and got together with Darcy to take a look at the issue. He had told me of their rate of ~70$/half an hour and 15$ shop costs on the phone but said he'd just "take a look". Darcy was extremely friendly and allowed me to be involved in his process and he was able to remove the exhaust by using a wedge to tighten and gain leverage on the clamp that the loose rusted bolt couldn't hold. Another shop technician was then able to remove the metal plate extremely cleanly using a cutter. Being a Porsche, I had expected to pay 300-500$ and a lot more time, but Alta Custom Exhaust was able to do this job for me in 30 minutes for a bill under $100, with very little heads up. Their work was extremely appreciated and I highly recommend these guys. They're down to earth, professional, transparent, and an incredible value! Thanks Darcy!
    Hao Li
    20:28 14 Feb 20
    Super friendly, fast service. Really reasonable prices. Theres a reason I'll make a trip from St. Albert to them for any exhaust issues.
    Ben Curley
    17:58 07 Feb 20
    Highly recommended! If I could give a 6 star rating I would without a doubt. Very friendly, great prices and surprisingly genuine. Zak helped me out in picking out an affordable exhaust for my car. They were not pushy and did not try to upsale. The service was very quick and I am very willing to go back for any work I may have in the future. If you need a mechanic you feel like you can trust, definitely give this place a try and you won't be dissatisfied. Thanks!
    Shawn Michaud
    19:00 25 Jan 20
    Great group of guys here that do really solid and reliable work. Had them install a new exhaust for me and it turned out fantastic. Thanks for getting me going quickly gents!
    -J .R
    19:28 10 Jan 20
    Excellent, honest, fast, and professional service. Great work guys keep it up! I highly recommend coming here!
    Johnny Marton
    19:52 21 Dec 19
    Really good people here. They will help you out with your cut off catalytic converter. All your exhaust needs too.
    Ramsey Roland
    07:40 29 Oct 19
    Best place anywhere to get work done HANDS DOWN!I have a 2007 f150. They've done a true dual exhaust with X-pipe for me. And a 6" suspension lift and leaf springs. Great service. Great prices. SUPERB QUALITY WORKMANSHIP! AND REAL HONESTY!! Which is hard to find. They make you feel like a friend or family. You're not JUST another customer
    Brian Jenkins
    18:24 28 Oct 19
    Been here a number of times. Always reasonable, easy to deal with, straight forward, and honest. They've had plenty of chances to screw me over by parting out the solution, but have never had that happen.This place has that small shop feel where you get good responses from the guys that actually work on the vehicle. Might not always like the answer because repairs can be expensive, but these guys have been on the ball every time I've been there.Much better than the dealer shops I've dealt with.
    Gord S
    19:34 04 Oct 19
    This a goto shop for me and friends. Decent prices. Great turn around time. Even without an appointment this shop helped me out when my exhaust hanger broke. They also do mechanical work on cars. Give them a try. Or atleast a call
    Dean Reid
    03:48 27 Sep 19
    Very professional, I'm 100% happy with there work.
    Kelly Dobson
    23:55 14 Aug 19
    Walked in having heard great things about this shop and left with a great impression. I wasn’t quite sure what sound I wanted on my truck but they were very transparent and open about allowing me into the shop to hear the sound of different mufflers before it was installed. Once I decided on what I wanted the service was really quick and great and the prices are competitive. Would recommend to a friend!
    Liam
    22:47 13 Aug 19
    Amazing customer service! I went in for a quote on a repair for my muffler and they came back with a price a third of what a different place was going to charge me. They showed me what needed to be done and explained how they were going to fix it and it was done in very little time. I will be recommending this place to all my friends and family
    Kristie Hunwick
    14:51 08 Aug 19
    I had Alta do a cat delete and muffler delete on my 2017 Chevy Cruze 3 months ago. They did a great job, welds are nicely done and everything was done in about 20 minutes. Zak did a great job going over options with me. My car sounds awesome and the price was exactly what I expected.
    Brendan Freed
    03:16 01 Jul 19
    Excellent, Excellent, Excellent. Superfantastic place to get some exhaust work done. Got a muffler put on and they had to cut off the old one and weld on the new one and make a new tail pipe and customize the muffler bracket for under 190.00$ and they are really fast. Highly recommend this place. Friendly staff and nice air conditioning in the waiting room. Thank you guys.And very honest too.
    Kevin Murphy
    00:26 29 May 19
    Very friendly staffs, i have been there for muffler replacement and they were helpful. thank you verey much.
    serai noureddine
    21:38 22 Apr 19
    Excellent work, great staff, very trustworthy. I’ve been on a couple times now and they always do more than I ask for less than I have planned on paying. I brought my older Jaguar xj6 there after everyone I brought it too over quoted me because of the name on the trunk. They replace and custom bended me exhaust that fixed my problem and saved me 800$ compared to other shops. Highly recommend them.
    Will Potter
    17:58 07 Apr 19
    Good honest service, good price. Just had some exhaust work done there as usual, been going here for about 3 years now. Harry
    Hrvoje Lotar
    19:38 31 Mar 19
    Just had my brz in. Custom exhaust work done with black chrome tips. Looks great and sounds amazing. Zak did an awesome job. Honesty and high quality work, exactly what you want in a mechanic.
    D Lee
    14:37 29 Mar 19
    Went from a single 3" to a 2.5" catless true dual exhaust/ x2 tips /x2 super 44 mufflers for a little over a g note. Clean welds, tips were evenly placed and stuck out the same distance. Only took 2 hours ! Highly recommend
    Caine Ashcroft
    23:31 27 Jan 19
    I brought in my Mercedes that had engine lights and Zac was so nice and professional. Now my car drives like new after my dealer quoted me 6k to replace both.God bless you and thanks for your honesty.
    Best Striping
    00:04 19 Dec 18
    Got referred by a coworker and I was not disappointed. Great service for a great price.
    borje house
    22:49 08 Dec 18
    One of Edmonton’s best auto shops. From mufflers to auto repairs. Zak is great to deal with. Honest and the price is right.
    Rahim Mawji
    13:57 21 Nov 18
    Zak is a great guy. His team are great. He will give you options on whats good for your car and budget. I will recommeblnd them to anyone.
    Jay Randy C
    22:37 24 Aug 18

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