Alternators are testable with the proper equipment. For a foreign car like a Mini Cooper, alternator repair in Tampa can be tricky. Most shops believe that the alternator always should be replaced if dead. At A&J German Motorenwerke, we know Mini Coopers very well. An alternator may actually die again right after replacement. Our strategy is the least amount of headaches. Fix your Mini right the first time. Call for a quote or come by anytime for repairs.