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Number of Reviews

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Robert

18 years of experience
623 reviews
Robert
18 years of experience
Arrived right in time and fixed the problem.
Showed up early. Nice guy.

Christopher

14 years of experience
19 reviews
Christopher
14 years of experience
Chris was great! Very punctual and proficient. Nice guy too :)

Brian

20 years of experience
132 reviews
Brian
20 years of experience
Great experience!

Whitney

37 years of experience
783 reviews
Whitney
37 years of experience
He is an excellent. Mechanic. Goes above and beyond what I would expect

Michael

25 years of experience
225 reviews
Michael
25 years of experience
He came and conquered. He put the starter in and starts as good as new. Thanks Mike!!!!

Luis

15 years of experience
62 reviews
Luis
15 years of experience
He was professional and courteous but I have to jump my car off every time I want to go somewhere. The lights and everything comes on fine so I think something from the battery may not be connected to the starter properly. I say this because a friend had a similar problem. Now I have to call again. Thankfully I am off but its a Sunday so I don't know if I will be able to get anyone.

Rigoberto

9 years of experience
706 reviews
Rigoberto
9 years of experience
He was fantastic,he got the job done quick he was easy going and I could he knew what he was doing

Theodore

14 years of experience
1075 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
Very pleasantly impressed with Theodore's professionalism & knowledge. He was prompt & I am very satisfied with everything about his performance.

Joel

19 years of experience
741 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Joel was on time, very personable and completed the repairs quickly and efficiently.

Damian

9 years of experience
397 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
Damian was on time and did excellent work. I highly recommend him.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Gallatin?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 GMC Savana 1500 $309 $229.38 $79.99 8% $336.88
2012 Chevrolet Express 3500 $296 $216.20 $79.99 8% $323.70
2009 Suzuki Equator $244 $156.22 $87.98 11% $274.47
2015 Mercedes-Benz ML250 $1105 $824.62 $279.96 8% $1200.87
2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 $658 $418.33 $239.97 11% $740.83
2008 Lexus IS F $1002 $241.70 $759.90 20% $1262.95

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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.

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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