Ford Edge Car Starter Repair at your home or office.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Estimate price near me

Service Location

Customer Ratings

(5)

Included for free with this service

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Customer Ratings

(5)

Car Starter Repair Service

How much does a Car Starter Repair cost?

On average, the cost for a Ford Edge Car Starter Repair is $298 with $203 for parts and $95 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2015 Ford EdgeL4-2.0L TurboService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$520.91Shop/Dealer Price$632.39 - $944.33
2018 Ford EdgeL4-2.0L TurboService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$974.55Shop/Dealer Price$1201.71 - $1856.15
2012 Ford EdgeV6-3.7LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$618.43Shop/Dealer Price$759.31 - $1159.40
2018 Ford EdgeV6-3.5LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$655.13Shop/Dealer Price$802.41 - $1217.26
2017 Ford EdgeL4-2.0L TurboService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$955.55Shop/Dealer Price$1180.72 - $1833.67
2009 Ford EdgeV6-3.5LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$618.43Shop/Dealer Price$759.31 - $1159.40
2007 Ford EdgeV6-3.5LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$623.43Shop/Dealer Price$764.17 - $1164.16
2010 Ford EdgeV6-3.5LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$623.43Shop/Dealer Price$764.54 - $1164.82
Show example Ford Edge Car Starter Repair prices

What's a car starter motor and how does it work?

The starter motor is a powerful, compact electric motor that will turn a car’s engine over at about 200 RPM in order to start the engine. The starter is at the terminus of a circuit that includes the battery, the ignition switch, a neutral safety switch, relays and fuses.

When you turn the ignition key to start, or press the start button in some vehicles, the starter circuit is completed and the starter will run. Most starters have a small pinion gear that engages a larger ring gear on the flywheel when the starter is powered on. The pinion gear turns the engine flywheel at about 200 RPM. Since the flywheel is directly connected to the crankshaft, all engine components will then turn in sync and the engine starts.

Starter

When to replace the starter?

Starters are relatively durable but most will eventually fail in one or more of the following ways:

  • Intermittent operation of the starter. Starters can develop bad spots on the armature which will cause intermittent operation. This causes the starter to work sometimes and other times when you turn the key nothing happens.
  • Starter turns too slowly. Internal electrical and mechanical faults can cause the starter to draw too much current and in some cases the current drawn will exceed what the battery can supply. A consequence is the engine may not start as rapidly.
  • Unusual noises on starting. If you hear any type of grinding or other unusual noise while starting the engine, that should be investigated as the noise could reflect an internal starter failure or the noise could be due to pinion gear failure or flywheel ring gear damage.
  • Starter doesn’t function when turning the key. In some cases, the first symptom of a starter malfunction is a complete failure of the starter motor. This happens when you turn the ignition key to start the car, the starter motor does not function at all.

How do mechanics repair the starter?

  • If the starter is determined to be faulty, the battery must be disconnected prior to commencing any work. Once the battery is disconnected, the wiring to the starter is disconnected.
  • Starters are bolted to the engine block or the transmission case. Generally, there are two bolts. The procedure to access the starter varies across car models and can require removal, or lowering, of other vehicle components.
  • Once the starter is removed and a new starter is installed, the mounting bolts are tightened to the OEM factory torque specifications, the electrical connections are cleaned and re-attached to the starter and the starter is tested to confirm normal operation.

Is it safe to drive with a starter problem?

Once a vehicle engine is running, the starter is not in use. However, if you know that the starter is malfunctioning or working intermittently, you may be left stranded if you turn the engine off and the starter doesn’t function when restarting the engine. Should you know or suspect a problem with the starter, it is best to have the problem repaired to avoid being left stranded.

When replacing a faulty starter keep in mind:

  • Prior to replacing the starter, simple diagnostic tests should be performed to ensure that the problem is a faulty starter versus a weak battery, faulty neutral start switch, or other faulty electrical component in the starter motor circuit.
  • Starters draw large amounts of current from the battery, much more than any other electrically powered device in your car. This makes it important that the electrical connections to the battery are inspected, cleaned, and tightened as necessary. Cables to the starter should also be inspected for corrosion and replaced as needed.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert Ford mechanics

Real customer reviews from Ford owners like you.

Excellent Rating

(5)

Rating Summary
5
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0

Excellent Rating

(5)

Rating Summary
5
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
Number of Ford Edge Car Starter Repair services completed
55+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Ford MECHANICS
1700+
experts on our platform

Recent articles & questions

How Long Does a Heat Shield Last?
The The heat that is produced by the exhaust system of an engine is much higher than most people realize. With all of the vital and sensitive components that are on your engine, it is important to have the right...
How to Replace a Lost or Stolen Car Title in Massachusetts
As As a vehicle owner you have a title that proves the vehicle is yours and you are the registered owner. Over time it's not unheard of for this title to get lost, damaged, or even stolen. This can be...
P0079 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low (Bank 1)
P0079 code definition Exhaust Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low (Bank 1) What the P0079 code means P0079 indicates an issue that is...

How Does the Rearview Mirror Work for Nighttime driving?

The answer to that depends on which type of rearview mirror you have. If you’re thinking of the rearview mirrors (https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/how-to-buy-a-good-quality-rearview-mirror) we’ve been using for decades, with the little tab on the bottom that flips up or down, let’s talk...

Alternator making noise

The charging system would need to be checked to see if it is charging, or killing the battery; the alternator is most likely the cause. I recommend that you have a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come by and...

My brother has a dodge stratus and the alternator and battery are both good but the car won't turn on

Hello, thank you for writing in. If the battery power is reaching the starter, and the starter is not turning the engine over, the starter has failed. You can test how much power is going to the starter with a...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com