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Andrew

9 years of experience
233 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
Andrew was a first rate professional mechanic and a quality individual. On this initial service call, I found him to be prompt, diligent, prepared (all necessary equipment), and knowledgeable. I recommend Andrew to anyone that needs auto services.
Everything was as expected, no surprises. Arrived on time, even early. Was notified when he was on the way. Finished job quickly, thoroughly. Professional and friendly.

Luis

17 years of experience
71 reviews
Luis
17 years of experience
He was really good at it

Dominic

26 years of experience
125 reviews
Dominic
26 years of experience
Dominic is a "cracker-jack" mechanic! On time experienced pro! Thanks Dom!

Wayne

29 years of experience
102 reviews
Wayne
29 years of experience
Came hours early, efficiently finished the job quickly and was sure to answer any questions I had!

Jamahl

18 years of experience
825 reviews
Jamahl
18 years of experience
Showed up early, was a total pro.

Jose

14 years of experience
291 reviews
Jose
14 years of experience
he was extremely polite and professional made me feel like i made the right choice

Brandon

18 years of experience
767 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Brandon was quick and very professional. He arrived a little early and was dine very quickly. Excellent job

Thomas

11 years of experience
69 reviews
Thomas
11 years of experience
This man knows old diesel trucks inside and out

Andrew

13 years of experience
157 reviews
Andrew
13 years of experience
My car starts again, Thanks Andrew! Very knowledgeable Mechanic, would definitely recommend to friends.

Andrew

23 years of experience
146 reviews
Andrew
23 years of experience
Great experience Andrew was quick and timely with job will definitely recommend Andrew and yourmechanich.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in High Point?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Mazda 3 $411 $282.86 $127.98 9% $454.86
2010 Saturn Outlook $359 $246.90 $111.98 9% $397.40
2006 GMC Envoy XL $682 $377.70 $303.96 13% $786.20
2008 Infiniti M35 $277 $189.08 $87.98 9% $307.33
2004 Mercedes-Benz S600 $550 $373.79 $175.97 9% $610.29
2014 Jaguar XFR $849 $705.47 $143.98 5% $898.97

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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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