Alternator, Starter, Battery & Ignition Problems Repaired by Our Expert Techs

Slow cranking engines and dim headlights often point to a problem with your vehicle’s starting and charging system.  A weak or dead battery can also prevent your car from starting.  At Southside Tire & Auto our expert technicians will diagnose and troubleshoot your vehicle’s electrical system issue.  Our process isolates the systems where failures originate to minimize troubleshooting time and save you money by preventing the unnecessary replacement of good parts.

We provide the following starting and charging system services:

      • Starting & Charging System Check
      • Test, Recharge and Replace Car Batteries
      • Alternator Replacement
      • Starter Replacement
      • Solenoid Replacement
      • Ignition Switch Repair
      • Voltage Regulator Replacement
      • Replace Belts

If your car, light truck, SUV, crossover or van is having trouble starting, trouble with the charging system, or if you’re unsure if it may need service, stop by our shop, or give us a call today at 218-326-0363.

Ready to schedule an appointment?  Give us a call at 218-326-0363 or fill out the Check for Available Service Time Form below.  After you submit the form, we’ll be in touch to schedule and confirm your service appointment.
Complete testing, recharging and replacement of car batteries is available at Southside Tire & Auto in Grand Rapids, MN.
See Southside Tire & Auto in Grand Rapids, MN for all your alternator testing and replacement needs.
Southside Tire & Auto provides 24 month, 24,000 mile warranty on most parts and service


Comprehensive check engine light diagnostics and repair using state-of-the-art licensed equipment.


Inspection and repair of front disc brakes, rear disc brakes and rear drum brakes as well as ABS diagnosis & repair.


Complete engine repair, engine replacement and engine rebuilding services.


A/C testing, recharge & repair services done by expert technicians to get your air conditioning system cooling again.


New tires, flat tire repair, tire mounting and rotation, wheel balancing, wheel alignments and full suspension repair. 


Oil change & filter replacement service including top quality oils, lube, fluids top off, and 23-point inspection. 

Check for Available Service Time

If you would like to schedule a service appointment, please fill out the form below and let us know what time and day works well for you. We will contact you by phone or email to confirm or reschedule if needed.

You can also call our service department at 218-326-0363 or email us at enable javascript





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* By submitting this form you are only checking to see if a service appointment is available at your preferred date and time. There is no obligation. A service advisor will contact you within 24 hours to help confirm an appointment time. (Or on Monday if submitted on a weekend.)
Sunday Closed
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday Closed
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