Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Dayville.

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$156.39 - $1,106.54

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Augie

29 years of experience
263 reviews
Augie
29 years of experience
Very professional and highly reliable. He identified immediately the problem and fixed it within time. I am very happy with the service and will certainly requests his services again.

Matthew

10 years of experience
183 reviews
Matthew
10 years of experience
Awesome job, didn't take long at all. I would definitely recommend Matt!!

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!

AL

10 years of experience
185 reviews
AL
10 years of experience
Very good!

Erick

17 years of experience
25 reviews
Erick
17 years of experience
Fantastic service! Very kind gentleman with a lot of knowledge.

Charles

9 years of experience
62 reviews
Charles
9 years of experience
Great customer service. He explained everything about the repair before he started. Also show me some service that I should do soon.

Brandon

18 years of experience
773 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Good experience.

Gary

25 years of experience
226 reviews
Gary
25 years of experience
Gary was awesome. Very friendly.

Theodore

14 years of experience
1075 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
he was great no fooling around just got it done

Keith

16 years of experience
278 reviews
Keith
16 years of experience
Great service by keith... good job


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Dayville?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Nissan Altima $260 $180.17 $79.99 9% $287.67
2013 Ram 3500 $440 $359.98 $79.99 5% $467.48
2004 Kia Optima $260 $180.17 $79.99 9% $287.67
2012 Lexus RX350 $446 $318.46 $127.98 8% $490.46
2008 Audi A4 $408 $328.36 $79.99 6% $435.86
2013 BMW M5 $902 $701.86 $199.97 7% $970.61

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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.

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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