Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Holly Springs.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,963

Rating Summary
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Theodore

14 years of experience
1084 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
Theodore is the man. Quick, prepared, easy to communicate with, and trustworthy.
Theodore was great. He showed up on time, was personable and completed the work and our car fired up right away. I would definitely recommend him and use this service again.

Eric

10 years of experience
230 reviews
Eric
10 years of experience
Awesome

Brandon

18 years of experience
773 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Went above and beyond to make sure he fix our car

Nicholas

9 years of experience
303 reviews
Nicholas
9 years of experience
He was early and replaced my starter (as recommended by someone else). I thought there might be an alternator issue as my car would not start when jumped and made clicking noises. Nicholas said my alternator was fine. Car started and he left. emailed his recommendations on oil change and brake work but nothing else was recommended. I was disappointed to find my car still had same issues 3 days later (had not been driven since Nicholas made repair). now i think batter may need to be replaced and i'm left wondering why he didn't check that if he was checking alternator. Feeling a little let down that wasn't checked by the mechanic. now, i have to have someone else look at it and pay another fee. not a happy camper now.

Carlo

12 years of experience
80 reviews
Carlo
12 years of experience
Missed our first appointment completely but was helpful and very professional when we rescheduled

Breck

18 years of experience
531 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
Breck was punctual, professional, and friendly. Would definitely recommend to family and friends.

Michael

10 years of experience
25 reviews
Michael
10 years of experience
I appreciated his business-like approach. He informed me of his arrival time--even informed me when he had to change it. Michael also informed me of his location. He was quite approachable and was thorough in answering all questions. The repair was finished within the projected timeframe. Great guy!

Daniel

11 years of experience
32 reviews
Daniel
11 years of experience
He was on-time and got the job done quickly. I'll use him again.

Braxton

9 years of experience
189 reviews
Braxton
9 years of experience
Great Service!!!

Roland

15 years of experience
27 reviews
Roland
15 years of experience
Roland did an outstanding job !! Not going back to the service centers!


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Holly Springs?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Kia Soul EV $308 $212.48 $95.98 9% $341.48
2010 Dodge Nitro $300 $220.08 $79.99 8% $327.58
2005 Chrysler Pacifica $412 $211.87 $199.97 14% $480.62
2009 Lincoln Navigator $323 $242.74 $79.99 7% $350.24
2009 Mercedes-Benz B200 $378 $297.56 $79.99 6% $405.06
2012 Maserati Quattroporte $430 $333.67 $95.98 7% $462.67

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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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