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Number of Reviews

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Ben

39 years of experience
1132 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
Came over, got to work, finished up faster than expected. Would rebook again
Ben was professional and efficient. Great experience, will use Your Mechanic again

Wilson

11 years of experience
289 reviews
Wilson
11 years of experience
Quick and easy

Jonathan

33 years of experience
365 reviews
Jonathan
33 years of experience
great job very good man super guy very professional

Rusty

21 years of experience
360 reviews
Rusty
21 years of experience
Arrived early and worked quickly and efficiently. He also diagnosed other possible issues.

Alex

13 years of experience
89 reviews
Alex
13 years of experience
Alex was early and helpful, assisted with diagnostics and was able to troubleshoot the issue quickly. I thought it was the starter, he found out it was just the battery and was able to complete the repairs quickly and professionally. He was also able to point out some future issues I might have, most I knew about considering the age of my car.

Luis

11 years of experience
50 reviews
Luis
11 years of experience
Hard worker

Kevin

22 years of experience
253 reviews
Kevin
22 years of experience
Able to replace my starter and battery in a timely manner. Was courtous and informed me of some things to keep tabs on in the future to help maintain my car.

Tony

13 years of experience
280 reviews
Tony
13 years of experience
Awesome!

Curtis

27 years of experience
163 reviews
Curtis
27 years of experience
2nd visit for Curtis. I requested him because he is knowledgeable and dependable. He worked hard and was professional. He gave me advice on caring for my vehicles and answered all my questions.

Choeun

13 years of experience
181 reviews
Choeun
13 years of experience
he was very professional and nice. I would recommend to my friends.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Colleyville?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Mitsubishi Raider $254 $173.58 $79.99 9% $281.08
2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage $289 $192.93 $95.98 10% $321.93
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $372 $275.98 $95.98 8% $404.98
2013 Mercedes-Benz S400 $658 $578.22 $79.99 4% $685.72
2007 Mini Cooper $317 $205.47 $111.98 10% $355.97
2005 Porsche Cayenne $1245 $1149.01 $95.98 2% $1278.01

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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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