Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Glenpool.

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YourMechanic Car Starter Repair Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,839

Rating Summary
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Andrew

9 years of experience
537 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
Thank you for fixing our vehicle, very friendly, knowledgeable.
Above and beyond. Quick service

Richard

19 years of experience
222 reviews
Richard
19 years of experience
Fantastic! This guy is the BEST! Very professional and knowledgeable. Wish I would have known this guy 30 years ago. Showed up Exaclty on time and explained everything in a way that I could understand!
Very good

Alfred

11 years of experience
326 reviews
Alfred
11 years of experience
Alfred is a very nice guy and showed up early to the scheduled appointment. He finished almost half an hour early too. The starter replacement was performed fast and efficiently. In addition, his general car inspection was very helpful for my future reference regarding care for my car.

Damian

9 years of experience
360 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
On time, did a great job, and kept the work area clean.

Theodore

14 years of experience
1066 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
Great experience. Showed up on time and did the work very quickly and cleanly.

Jeffrey

25 years of experience
833 reviews
Jeffrey
25 years of experience
Great!

Matthew

31 years of experience
618 reviews
Matthew
31 years of experience
Yet again ABSOLUTELY AMAZING Skill and attention to detail.

Tim

19 years of experience
55 reviews
Tim
19 years of experience
I truly liked my experience with YourMechanic. The service was exceptional and the cost was reasonable; I appreciated that they made sure I understood exactly what I was paying for. Considering the alternative of having to pay for a tow truck to take transport the car to a garage, in addition to the repair costs, I can confidently say that I saved a good amount of money.

Joseph

31 years of experience
532 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Joseph seemed to know his work and was extremely polite; if needed I will have him again at my place for other job in my car

Jeremy

18 years of experience
279 reviews
Jeremy
18 years of experience
He was on time and extremely professional. I would definitely use him again.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Glenpool?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2013 Nissan Maxima $300 $180.17 $119.98 12% $341.42
2011 Ram 1500 $254 $173.58 $79.99 9% $281.08
2008 GMC Savana 3500 $359 $279.43 $79.99 7% $386.93
2012 Infiniti G37 $479 $398.73 $79.99 5% $506.23
2015 Lexus RX450h $590 $294.45 $295.96 14% $692.20
2015 Porsche Cayenne $838 $733.99 $103.98 4% $873.74

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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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How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

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