Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Hephzibah.

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$156.39 - $1,106.54

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YourMechanic Car Starter Repair Service

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Number of Reviews

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Brandon

18 years of experience
773 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
One of the best person to deal with. He is good and does the job great. He is one you can count on to do the job right.
Super nice, came early, worked quick, and fixed the problem. Definitely recommend!!

Dan

37 years of experience
736 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Excellence repeated.

Theodore

14 years of experience
1095 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
Very helpful and quick. I was very impressed with everything. Thank you!

Yoel

7 years of experience
82 reviews
Yoel
7 years of experience
Great worker and person. Was 20 minutes early , introduce himself and 15 seconds later when straight to work. Very polite, helpful and informative.

Luis

11 years of experience
50 reviews
Luis
11 years of experience
Great experience. He knows what he's doing. Clear explanation of the process. I highly recommend.

Joseph

18 years of experience
436 reviews
Joseph
18 years of experience
Very professional, explained everything he was going to do and did it in a timely manner.

Jean

23 years of experience
70 reviews
Jean
23 years of experience
Professional and knows what he is doing. I would recommend him 100%

Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience
I did recommend YourMechanic to my neighbor because I was quite pleased with your service and the promptness in showing up on time and quickly replacing my starter.

Eduardo

17 years of experience
339 reviews
Eduardo
17 years of experience
Great service

Chet

39 years of experience
441 reviews
Chet
39 years of experience
Excellent


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Hephzibah?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Saturn Vue $257 $161.43 $95.98 11% $290.43
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD $396 $299.68 $95.98 7% $428.68
2006 Subaru Forester $235 $147.18 $87.98 11% $265.43
2008 Cadillac STS $472 $344.36 $127.98 8% $516.36
2007 Mercedes-Benz CL550 $294 $214.14 $79.99 8% $321.64
2015 Audi S5 $805 $620.76 $183.97 7% $868.01

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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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