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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,963

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Patrick

31 years of experience
1051 reviews
Patrick
31 years of experience

Patrick

30 years of experience
369 reviews
Patrick
30 years of experience
Patrick was great he fixed my starter in a hour and he was very helpful. I will be calling again

Alex

14 years of experience
435 reviews
Alex
14 years of experience
Very prompt and professional, replaced a starter in old farm pick up truck.

Scott

32 years of experience
349 reviews
Scott
32 years of experience
Always curtious and fast.

Tyrone

17 years of experience
105 reviews
Tyrone
17 years of experience
Tyrone was wonderful! Super friendly and got the job done in a quick and timely manner. Though he was a bit late to the set appointment time, I do believe it was out of his control to the time he arrived as he was waiting on parts + traffic. I would definitely book him again for future services!!

James

28 years of experience
571 reviews
James
28 years of experience
James was an excellent mechanic. He was friendly, punctual, efficient, and has a wealth of knowledge. I will absolutely book him again if I have car trouble.

Godwin

22 years of experience
253 reviews
Godwin
22 years of experience
Arrived promptly, quickly diagnosed the problem and got to work on it without pressuring us into paying for anything we didn't need.

Joseph

25 years of experience
498 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
Punctual and efficient. Thanks!

Ben

16 years of experience
114 reviews
Ben
16 years of experience
Ben was excellent! He arrived a few minutes before the scheduled appointment and was ready to start the job. He replaced the starter on my Taurus and now it starts with just half a turn of the key! And he even gave me a discount since this was my first time using the service. Will use Ben and this service for all our future repairs. Thanks!

Jose

13 years of experience
249 reviews
Jose
13 years of experience
Very happy with Jose's services


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Bokeelia?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Bokeelia. Our mechanics in Bokeelia are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Bokeelia.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Dodge Ram 2500 $440 $359.98 $79.99 5% $467.48
2005 Honda Insight $269 $189.08 $79.99 9% $296.58
2014 Dodge Charger $214 $134.38 $79.99 11% $241.88
2005 Infiniti G35 $269 $189.08 $79.99 9% $296.58
2005 Land Rover LR3 $321 $241.39 $79.99 7% $348.89
2004 Jaguar S-Type $327 $247.48 $79.99 7% $354.98

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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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