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$154.22 - $1,141.96

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Number of Reviews

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Breck

19 years of experience
654 reviews
Breck
19 years of experience
Great mechanic, will be recommending him to others.
Very knowledgeable and through

James

10 years of experience
43 reviews
James
10 years of experience
James was Great! Nice personality and skilled!

Ira

35 years of experience
259 reviews
Ira
35 years of experience
Great experience. Arrived early & finished within estimated timeframe.

Chris

15 years of experience
419 reviews
Chris
15 years of experience
Chris was awesome!! He is very knowledgeable and professional. I appreciate his care to detail. Thank you for sending the best mechanic ever!!

Zave

16 years of experience
41 reviews
Zave
16 years of experience
Zave was very knowledgeable and friendly

Fred

16 years of experience
389 reviews
Fred
16 years of experience
Fred was punctual, knowledgeable, and very nice. He answered all mine and daughter's questions regarding possible future repairs. Appointment during hottest part of day, didn't complain once. Great service!

Choeun

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

Lucas

20 years of experience
863 reviews
Lucas
20 years of experience
Great!

Patrick

14 years of experience
406 reviews
Patrick
14 years of experience
Awesome! He called ahead and asked if he can atrive early! My daughter needed her car for work, so obviously i said yes. He was done in under an hour, friendly and speedy, he showed us the new and old parts. I can truely see myself using this service if ever i needed any other repairs.

Grzegorz

40 years of experience
473 reviews
Grzegorz
40 years of experience
GREAT MECHANIC! Works precise and clean, NOT sloppy: doesn't let a car being old get in the way for a respectful and clean/through repair. He works in particular and organized manner.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Edgewater?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Isuzu i-350 $721 $369.21 $351.95 14% $842.21
2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 $335 $238.74 $95.98 8% $367.74
2008 GMC Sierra 3500 HD $335 $238.74 $95.98 8% $367.74
2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 $747 $667.20 $79.99 3% $774.70
2016 Audi A7 Quattro $984 $800.09 $183.97 6% $1047.34
2009 Ford Mustang $283 $203.45 $79.99 8% $310.95

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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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