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$156.39 - $1,106.54

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Number of Reviews

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William

18 years of experience
129 reviews
William
18 years of experience
Great service. I will call again. Thank you!

Dominic

26 years of experience
125 reviews
Dominic
26 years of experience
Dominic is a "cracker-jack" mechanic! On time experienced pro! Thanks Dom!

Ricardo

21 years of experience
199 reviews
Ricardo
21 years of experience
Very pleased with punctuality and professionalism of Ricardo. He is a very practical, focused and use his time very efficiently. He brought my car to life again. Thank you.

Kevin

31 years of experience
234 reviews
Kevin
31 years of experience
Kevin is amazing!!! Thank you for your time and effort! I'm very pleased and will go thru this company again!

Chris

14 years of experience
230 reviews
Chris
14 years of experience
Having Chris service my vehicle was as smooth a process as I have ever experienced. I look forward to working with him in the future.

Steven

8 years of experience
52 reviews
Steven
8 years of experience
Perfect!

Joel

19 years of experience
737 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Always on time and he knows his stuff

Frank

25 years of experience
66 reviews
Frank
25 years of experience
Friendly, efficient and helpful. Not only help replace the starter but also help check everything. Good experience and highly recommended.

Lewis

14 years of experience
118 reviews
Lewis
14 years of experience
The epitome of professionalism. Arrived early and explained everything without making me feel completely ignorant.

Maxwell

16 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
16 years of experience
From my experience with Maxwell was top notch. Maxwell was experienced on the situation and explained everything in detail and provided solid recommendations, so I did not have to second guess.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Bonita Springs?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Bonita Springs. Our mechanics in Bonita Springs 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 Bonita Springs.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 GMC Sierra 3500 HD $375 $279.43 $95.98 8% $408.43
2011 Kia Sorento $297 $216.92 $79.99 8% $324.42
2015 Honda Accord $370 $290.23 $79.99 6% $397.73
2013 BMW 750i xDrive $971 $715.15 $255.96 8% $1059.15
2006 Lexus GS300 $510 $254.43 $255.96 14% $598.43
2013 Porsche Panamera $1557 $1213.43 $343.95 7% $1675.68

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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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