Subaru Legacy Car Starter Repair

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Car Starter Repair Estimate for Subaru Legacy

Subaru Legacy Car Starter Repair costs $229 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$172 to $319
Labor: $70 -$108
Parts: $102 -$211
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$301 to 537
Average Shop price
$214 to 367
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2005 Subaru LegacyH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$339.04Shop/Dealer Price$420.15 - $628.38
2010 Subaru LegacyH6-3.6LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$501.16Shop/Dealer Price$619.17 - $944.58
2014 Subaru LegacyH4-2.5LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$436.16Shop/Dealer Price$539.13 - $816.70
2009 Subaru LegacyH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$433.16Shop/Dealer Price$539.71 - $819.97
1991 Subaru LegacyH4-2.2L TurboService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$380.32Shop/Dealer Price$470.92 - $713.42
2007 Subaru LegacyH4-2.5LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$339.04Shop/Dealer Price$416.74 - $622.42
2018 Subaru LegacyH6-3.6LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$340.76Shop/Dealer Price$418.58 - $621.37
2011 Subaru LegacyH4-2.5LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$426.16Shop/Dealer Price$527.79 - $804.36
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Car Starter Repair Service & Cost

What's a car starter?

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

How to tell if a car starter needs to be replaced:

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 to repair a car starter:

  • 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.

When to check the starter on your car:

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.

Why it's important to replace a faulty car starter:

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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Chris

16 years of experience
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Chris
16 years of experience
Chris was great! Ended up not being to make appointment due to work so wife was there. He was very professional and explained everything as well. Will use again.
1998 SUBARU LEGACY - STARTER - HILLSBORO, OREGON

Shaun

6 years of experience
233 reviews
Shaun
6 years of experience
I couldn't be with Shawn while fixing my car. From what I've seen he did a great job and explained what all else I needed to have done and explained why.
1994 SUBARU LEGACY - STARTER - PHOENIX, ARIZONA

Patrick

29 years of experience
711 reviews
Patrick
29 years of experience
Patrick was great. He asked to come early and i was available. Somehow the VIN number was wrong by one number and he had the incorrect part. He gladly came back as soon as he could with the right part (a better quality part too) and replaced my starter motor in under 30 minutes. Great work.
2010 SUBARU LEGACY - STARTER - AUSTIN, TEXAS
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2005 Subaru LegacyH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$339.04Shop/Dealer Price$420.15 - $628.38
2010 Subaru LegacyH6-3.6LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$501.16Shop/Dealer Price$619.17 - $944.58
2014 Subaru LegacyH4-2.5LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$436.16Shop/Dealer Price$539.13 - $816.70
2009 Subaru LegacyH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$433.16Shop/Dealer Price$539.71 - $819.97
1991 Subaru LegacyH4-2.2L TurboService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$380.32Shop/Dealer Price$470.92 - $713.42
2007 Subaru LegacyH4-2.5LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$339.04Shop/Dealer Price$416.74 - $622.42
2018 Subaru LegacyH6-3.6LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$340.76Shop/Dealer Price$418.58 - $621.37
2011 Subaru LegacyH4-2.5LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$426.16Shop/Dealer Price$527.79 - $804.36
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