Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Dania.

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Number of Reviews

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Chris

16 years of experience
120 reviews
Chris
16 years of experience
Awesome, very knowledgeable. I thought it was my alternator but he looked at it and did his thing and saw that it was my starter. Saved me lots of money. He came back and in 20 minutes it was done.

Chad

14 years of experience
76 reviews
Chad
14 years of experience
He's awesome. He came on time and finished the work in less time. We was amazed and happy to have found this site. Will use for now on. He's the real MVP!

Tommy

14 years of experience
7 reviews
Tommy
14 years of experience
Knowledgeable and takes his time

Charles

24 years of experience
134 reviews
Charles
24 years of experience
Very Professional and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend Charles.

Attila

17 years of experience
446 reviews
Attila
17 years of experience
Since my regular mechanic closed up shop, I have been finding it difficult to locate a good and honest mechanic. I had a unique problem with my car which Attila quickly diagnosed and fixed, in my driveway! I will definitely be requesting him for future repairs as well as reccommending him to friends and family.

John

18 years of experience
426 reviews
John
18 years of experience
John worked fast and acquirlly on Cadillac. He told my boyfriend what was the next important things that needed to get fix. My boyfriend had nothing but great things to say about his work and professionalism.

Tomas

11 years of experience
226 reviews
Tomas
11 years of experience
Good

Brandon

18 years of experience
773 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Fantastic experience definitely would use again

Joe

41 years of experience
709 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience

James

28 years of experience
574 reviews
James
28 years of experience
James arrived on time and switched out a failed starter for me. He was quick, courteous, and very competent. Honestly the best experience I've ever had with a mechanic!


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Dania?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Dodge Journey $231 $135.15 $95.98 12% $264.15
2006 Jeep Wrangler $269 $189.08 $79.99 9% $296.58
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 $502 $350.13 $151.98 9% $554.38
2013 Lincoln MKT $299 $219.09 $79.99 8% $326.59
2011 BMW 535i GT $618 $409.82 $207.97 10% $689.32
2004 Ford Mustang $264 $184.43 $79.99 9% $291.93

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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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