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Car Starter Repair Estimate for Nissan Pulsar NX

Nissan Pulsar NX Car Starter Repair costs $237 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1983 Nissan Pulsar NXL4-1.6LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$407.49Shop/Dealer Price$499.90 - $750.61
1987 Nissan Pulsar NXL4-1.6LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$315.35Shop/Dealer Price$384.78 - $566.43
1985 Nissan Pulsar NXL4-1.6LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$393.95Shop/Dealer Price$481.06 - $717.37
1988 Nissan Pulsar NXL4-1.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$444.55Shop/Dealer Price$547.96 - $827.77
1989 Nissan Pulsar NXL4-1.6LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$334.55Shop/Dealer Price$407.56 - $602.69
1983 Nissan Pulsar NXL4-1.5L TurboService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$476.61Shop/Dealer Price$583.20 - $883.43
1989 Nissan Pulsar NXL4-1.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$449.55Shop/Dealer Price$549.84 - $827.32
1990 Nissan Pulsar NXL4-1.6LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$329.55Shop/Dealer Price$402.93 - $598.35
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Car Starter Repair Service

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.

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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.

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Troy

38 years of experience
103 reviews
Troy
38 years of experience
Nissan Altima - Starter - Tolleson, Arizona
Troy was friendly and professional. He arrived at the time of the appointment promptly . He performed the requested work in an extremely timely manner and insured multiple times with us present it was in working order. He found an issue our regular mechanic shop had missed (but i had suspected). He did not try to upsell us on things not needed or use scare tactics told us the extra work that it will need over time. This was our first time using mobile mechanic and we will be requesting Troy whenever possible.

Joseph

31 years of experience
535 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Nissan Maxima - Starter - Plano, Texas
Joseph seemed to know his work and was extremely polite; if needed I will have him again at my place for other job in my car

Damian

9 years of experience
397 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
Nissan Maxima - Starter - Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Trustworthy n awesome mechanic. I highly recommend him for doing a great job. He needs a Medal of Honor.

Jacob

10 years of experience
45 reviews
Jacob
10 years of experience
Nissan Maxima - Car Starter Repair - Arlington, Texas
Jacob is very well versed on the mechanics of my Nissan Maxima and did an Outstanding Job removing and replacing my starter. I have replaced many starters on several other vehicles but for my Maxima I couldn’t locate it. Jacob new where it was and immediately replaced without any deficiencies. Although he is technically sound he has great customer service and is very pleasant to speak with. This was my first experience with your mechanic and I WILL refer to others and I plan to use this company going forward and hopefully I can have Jacob work on my vehicles! Thank you!

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