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All things electrical

Columbus Auto Electric the oldest name in electric repair in Columbus joined the Skinner Diesel Services family in 1999. Since the 1950’s Columbus Auto Electric has been known for the shop capable of all types of repairs from a Jet Ski starter to a 36 volt locomotive alternator we are prepared to meet the challenge. 

We have the best rebuilders in the business that love a challenge. Do you want a specialty alternator to replace your antique generator, we can supply you with what you need. 

We are central Ohio’s only distributor of both Remy and Leece◦Neville products.  We stock an extensive inventory for all your needs.  If you need that specialty OEM product, we can get it fast with our close working relationship with both of these OEM manufactures. 

Starter, Alternator, & Generator Rebuilding

No job to small or large to too old from the latest 39 MT starter to a 1900’s antique farm tractor starter we have you covered with the repair parts in stock. With the latest state of the art test equipment we can get you back on the road or in the dirt fast.  We stock the most extensive inventory of 24 volt and specialty parts in central Ohio. 

There still is an amazing amount of generators in use today.  If you need that industrial unit overhauled or an antique tractor generator restored we can handle the job. 

Race Car & Specialty

Want your alternator turned into an 18 volt race car unit or a and specialty starter, we can supply what you need there or with lawn mower or Jet Ski starters, we can help with that also. 

Battery Chargers & Startalls

We are an Associated Equipment battery charger stocking dealer and a factory repair center for all your charger needs. 

Startall repair is also a specialty.  Bring us the whole unit and we will make the needed repairs per your request or just bring in the generators and we will overhaul them and get you starting trucks and equipment again. 

Parts New & Remanufactured

Work on your own starters and alternators?  We can supply you with the parts new, remanufactured, and used as your needs require at competitive prices. 

In Shop Repairs

Need someone to take your vehicle and make the needed repairs and tests to get you back in service?  Once again, no problem. 

Our specialist will check the complete system and make the needed repairs.  Repairing and replacing starters, alternators, batteries, belts and cables all in stock and ready to serve you at all times. .

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Skinner Diesel Services

2440 Lockbourne Rd, Columbus, OH 43207, US

(614) 491-8785



7:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday thru Friday

7:30 AM to Noon Saturday

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7:30 AM to 5:30 PM Monday thru Friday 

8:00 AM to Noon Saturday