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Auto Electrical Service in Des Moines, IA

Have a dead battery? For all your electrical repair work and maintenance requirements, you can come to Chamberlin Automotive in Des Moines. Our technicians have decades of combined experience and can take care of your vehicle, bumper to bumper. We offer services in scheduled maintenance, alternator replacement, and Engine Repair.


When your vehicle has an electrical issue, it can be hard to tell where the problem is coming from. At its core, electricity is the flow of electrons within a conductor. Some vehicle functions that are possible because of electricity include starting your engine, controlling vehicle emissions, charging your phone, and opening your windows. Understanding how electricity works can help you understand what repairs need to be made to your auto electrical systems. To get electricity to go where they want it, automobile manufacturers use conductors, which allow electrons to move freely, and resistors, or materials that inhibit electron flow. 


There are certain nuances each vehicle has when it comes to its electric system, and we at Chamberlin Automotive pay close attention to these nuances, whether you drive a Acura, Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford or something else. In older vehicles, a problem with your electric system probably means there is something wrong with your battery. However, newer vehicles have more complex auto electrical systems, which have more potential for failure because of their extensive nature. If there is an issue with your alternator, battery, or another component of your vehicle's electrical system, you could experience a wide range of symptoms, because modern vehicles are more reliant on their electrical systems. The more information you give us about your vehicle, the faster we can identify what part of your vehicle is malfunctioning. Here are some symptoms to look out for that indicate your vehicle needs an auto electrical service:

  • Your engine doesn't start up correctly.
  • You're having problems with your battery.
  • Your headlights and/or other lights are malfunctioning.
  • You have blown fuses.
  • There is a burning plastic smell coming from your vehicle. 


Chamberlin Automotive has been serving customers in Altoona, IA, Des Moines, IA, Pleasant Hill, IA, Urbandale, IA, and West Des Moines, IA, with our vast selection of vehicle and truck parts and services, since 2008. We have the tools and experience necessary to address all your vehicle electrical needs. When you need your car, truck, or SUV evaluated, look no further than Chamberlin Automotive.  We specialize in window motors, alternators, starters, and anything else electric for your car, truck, or SUV. We have a review score of 100 based on reviews from 23 satisfied customers.

We service your vehicle with careful treatment work you can depend on. For every one of your auto electrical repair service and maintenance requirements, come to Chamberlin Automotive in Des Moines, IA 50316. You can schedule an appointment with us online at or give us a call at 515-266-9000 . Chamberlin Automotive - Quality you Can Trust, at a Fair Price!.


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