Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Grovetown.

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$156.39 - $1,106.54

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Richard

19 years of experience
461 reviews
Richard
19 years of experience
Richard always went above and beyond! Great service and took the time to help me understand the car's multiple problems and the different solutions!
Really pleased with the level of service

Charles

15 years of experience
176 reviews
Charles
15 years of experience
Charles is a true professional. He was on time, informed, courteous and personable. I want to work with Charles going forward and will recommend Charles to my family and friends.

Travis

10 years of experience
165 reviews
Travis
10 years of experience
Travis was on time -- Knowledgeable -- efficient -- and did a great job

Mazyar

6 years of experience
102 reviews
Mazyar
6 years of experience
Mazyar was on time and very professional. He explained everything he was doing, verified that I had the correct parts before starting. He even showed me before and after pictures. Thanks for the great work.

Shaun

19 years of experience
204 reviews
Shaun
19 years of experience

Joshua

14 years of experience
38 reviews
Joshua
14 years of experience
I had been having issue with my car for almost 2 months. The car was not starting. I went to local "Toughy" dealer and he said its a battery problem and replaced which costed huge amount. With in a week i got the problem again and AAA road side assistant person came and started the car. He said it could be starter issue. Then when i went to dealer, he said its not starter issue but issue with alternator. That moment i decided the dealer is cheating me. I checked in online and found this site. I mentioned it could be one of Starter or Alternator issue. Joshua confirmed it is Starter issue only and he replaced. Its been ore than 2 months till date and no further issues. Going forward i am going to use this service for all my car needs

Nathan

15 years of experience
185 reviews
Nathan
15 years of experience
Fast & friendly service, got the job done well & even addressed another issue. Highly recommended!

Rod

15 years of experience
210 reviews
Rod
15 years of experience
An mechanic I can trust. One time, fast, professional, and very knowledgeable. Will use again and again

Harish

25 years of experience
588 reviews
Harish
25 years of experience
Mr. Harish is a great mechanic and I would highly recommend him. I trust him with my Lincoln LS. He showed up on time and completed the job within the scheduled timeframe. Mr Harish is friendly, reliable and great at what he does. My car is running great after having my starter replaced recently. I am really thankful that I was able to meet a mechanic whom I can trust to really get the job done!

Adam

9 years of experience
8 reviews
Adam
9 years of experience
I was really satisfied with the service. I'll defenetily book Adam again.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Grovetown?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Nissan Versa $266 $185.93 $79.99 9% $293.43
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 $598 $358.11 $239.97 12% $680.61
2011 Volvo XC70 $271 $190.63 $79.99 9% $298.13
2011 Mercedes-Benz GL350 $563 $330.98 $231.97 12% $642.73
2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 $1251 $1042.73 $207.97 5% $1322.23
2006 Porsche Boxster $1528 $1303.65 $223.97 4% $1604.65

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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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