Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Isleta.

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$156.39 - $1,106.54

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Number of Reviews

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Alex

14 years of experience
435 reviews
Alex
14 years of experience
very knowledgeable. good service. good price.

David

14 years of experience
594 reviews
David
14 years of experience
David was great Took excellent care of my vechile Will be using him again Will also be highly recommending him The only problem that I had was not his faultt, I asked your mechanic to have Davvid ccall me which they did not relay to him.

Rigoberto

9 years of experience
699 reviews
Rigoberto
9 years of experience
Great guy. Super fast and efficient. Will answer any questions you have highly recommended

Joe

41 years of experience
702 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
Joe did a fast job and was very professional.I will call the next time i need my ride fixed.

Joseph

25 years of experience
480 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
Very nice fellow. Fast and efficient.

Jose

8 years of experience
285 reviews
Jose
8 years of experience
Hard working

Scott

19 years of experience
144 reviews
Scott
19 years of experience
Scott was very friendly, professional & did a great job on my Toyota. I recommend him highly!

Dominic

21 years of experience
7 reviews
Dominic
21 years of experience
Thank you for providing a knowledgeable and professional mechanic.

Peter

23 years of experience
221 reviews
Peter
23 years of experience
Peter was extremely knowledgeable and professional.

Cornelius

16 years of experience
41 reviews
Cornelius
16 years of experience
Great job! Fast courteous service.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Isleta?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 $359 $279.43 $79.99 7% $386.93
2005 Toyota Prius $273 $192.93 $79.99 9% $300.43
2007 GMC Savana 3500 $363 $282.63 $79.99 7% $390.13
2004 Acura RSX $393 $233.49 $159.98 12% $448.49
2009 Mercedes-Benz R350 $626 $418.33 $207.97 10% $697.83
2005 Jaguar S-Type $254 $173.58 $79.99 9% $281.08

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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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