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David

40 years of experience
220 reviews
David
40 years of experience
This was a wonderully convenient and affordable option to get my car fixed. I will definitely use yourmechanic.com again!

Mung

19 years of experience
31 reviews
Mung
19 years of experience
I kno if I have anymore car issues I will call and request him, he was very nice and professional. Great guy!!

Tyrone

17 years of experience
105 reviews
Tyrone
17 years of experience
Vary Polite and quick at his job, I will call him if i have issues in the future.

Cameron

12 years of experience
94 reviews
Cameron
12 years of experience
Was great. On time. Made everything make sense. Will use him again. Made my life easier.

Chris

13 years of experience
312 reviews
Chris
13 years of experience
Chris kept us informed on his arrival time. Once he arrived he was very polite and was happy to answer any and all questions regarding the work being done. He completed the job quickly and in a professional manner. I highly recommend him, and will use him in the future.

Sam

13 years of experience
123 reviews
Sam
13 years of experience
Sam was great, he identified the issue and knocked it out incredibly fast. Was super courteous, would definitely book again.

Michael

9 years of experience
98 reviews
Michael
9 years of experience
Very efficient

Damian

9 years of experience
376 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
Awesome quick lots of knowledge

Fred

15 years of experience
337 reviews
Fred
15 years of experience
He was great and very professional. I recommend him to anybody that needs work done on their vehicle.

Attila

17 years of experience
443 reviews
Attila
17 years of experience
Attilas was very professional and explained exactly what he was doing. He checked the xar to see if there were any other problems.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Grayson?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Volvo XC60 $271 $190.63 $79.99 9% $298.13
2011 Buick Lucerne $317 $220.53 $95.98 9% $349.53
2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo $386 $290.23 $95.98 7% $419.23
2009 Cadillac STS $541 $325.41 $215.97 12% $615.66
2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 $389 $309.42 $79.99 6% $416.92
2004 Jaguar X-Type $257 $177.28 $79.99 9% $284.78

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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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