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Car Starter Repair Estimate for Buick Terraza

Buick Terraza Car Starter Repair costs $234 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$227 to $249
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $157 -$169
Average Dealer price
$407 to 430
Average Shop price
$279 to 294
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2006 Buick TerrazaV6-3.9LService typeCar Starter RepairYourMechanic Price$252.17Shop/Dealer Price$312.23 - $459.75
2006 Buick TerrazaV6-3.5LService typeCar Starter RepairYourMechanic Price$236.31Shop/Dealer Price$292.48 - $428.15
2005 Buick TerrazaV6-3.5LService typeCar Starter RepairYourMechanic Price$241.67Shop/Dealer Price$299.13 - $438.79
2007 Buick TerrazaV6-3.9LService typeCar Starter RepairYourMechanic Price$248.80Shop/Dealer Price$308.06 - $453.09
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Car Starter Repair Service & Cost

What is the Starter all about?

A starter is an electrical motor that is connected to the battery. The job of a starter is to set the engine (pistons, crankshaft, etc.) in motion when you turn the ignition switch on. Once the engine starts and is in motion, the job of starter is done. If the starter goes bad, the engine will not crank properly when you turn the ignition key on or may not crank at all.

Starter

Keep in mind:

The symptoms of a faulty starter are similar to that of a dead battery. Without the power from the battery, the starter cannot get the engine in motion. In order to determine if the problem is the battery or starter, test the lights, radio, and horn. If they do not work, a dead battery is likely. If they work, it is more likely a problem with the starter. Since the starter is an electrical motor, it will eventually fail and require replacement during its service life.

How it's done:

  • Inspect the starter and ignition switch.
  • Remove and replace starter if it has failed.
  • Test for power going to starter.
  • Inspect the starter relay, grounds, supply cables and battery.

Our recommendation:

During regular maintenance and checkups, your starter should be inspected. If your vehicle ever has trouble turning on, you may have a problem with your starter, and you should schedule an inspection.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Starter?

  • Car does not start or starts intermittently (when turning the ignition key).
  • Single loud click but engine does not start.
  • Starter operation is noisy.

How important is this service?

The starter is a very strong electrical motor that is in charge of setting your engine’s various components in motion. When you turn your key to ignite the vehicle, the battery sends power to the starter, and the starter’s motor begins to operate. This motor then turns the crankshaft, and moves the pistons and other components of the engine, which allows all the parts to move when the ignition system ignites the fuel.

When the starter fails, the engine’s components will not be put in motion, and the engine won’t work. As a result, the car won’t turn on. If your starter is malfunctioning, you’ll likely hear a clicking noise as the ignition system does its job, but since the engine’s pieces are stationary, the engine will never catch, and your vehicle won’t turn on.

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1997 BUICK CENTURY - CAR IS NOT STARTING INSPECTION
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1986 BUICK RIVIERA - CAR IS NOT STARTING INSPECTION
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I was admittedly skeptical - surely the sequel can't be as good as the first one! - but Jeffrey was a joy to have working on my car! He initially inspected my car to correctly determine the problem, and when the quote turned out to be not only reasonable but extremely competitive I didn't waste any time having him come back and replace the starter in my car. With the mechanic being such a nice guy, and the price beating the local, tradition auto repair shop, having him come to me simply sealed the deal! This respectful, knowledgable fellow is now my mechanic, and he should be Your Mechanic, too!
2004 BUICK LESABRE - CAR STARTER REPAIR
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Ben
13 years of experience
Great experience. I had ordered the wrong part originally (the Buick engine is crazy, what I thought was the front was actually the side. Go figure. That's why my battery is under the passenger seat in the back.) Anyway, Ben rescheduled the appt and he called me to let me know that he had the correct parts. He showed up on time (a little early) at my work-site. He is very professional and took the time to show me the malfunctioned parts. The quote was perfect. I had checked at a couple of garages beforehand and the price was a couple of hundred higher. I need a couple of other things done and will defiantly be scheduling with Ben again!!
2000 BUICK LESABRE - ENGINE MOUNT REPLACEMENT (FRONT, REAR)
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2006 Buick TerrazaV6-3.9LService typeCar Starter RepairYourMechanic Price$252.17Shop/Dealer Price$312.23 - $459.75
2006 Buick TerrazaV6-3.5LService typeCar Starter RepairYourMechanic Price$236.31Shop/Dealer Price$292.48 - $428.15
2005 Buick TerrazaV6-3.5LService typeCar Starter RepairYourMechanic Price$241.67Shop/Dealer Price$299.13 - $438.79
2007 Buick TerrazaV6-3.9LService typeCar Starter RepairYourMechanic Price$248.80Shop/Dealer Price$308.06 - $453.09
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