Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Los Lunas.

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Number of Reviews

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David

40 years of experience
220 reviews
David
40 years of experience

Maxwell

16 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
16 years of experience
Max knows his shit!!! My wife SUV was done in no time and he gave us great recommendation for our vehicles going down the road . I told him he will always have my business!!!

Jason

30 years of experience
133 reviews
Jason
30 years of experience
Direct to work, and knows what he is doing. one of the best

Jerome

22 years of experience
414 reviews
Jerome
22 years of experience
Jerome is an excellent mechanic. He is professional and personable. I am looking forward to working with Jerome again in the near future.

Jose

23 years of experience
60 reviews
Jose
23 years of experience
The guy was real professional and did a excellent job

Brandon

16 years of experience
274 reviews
Brandon
16 years of experience
Arrived on time and did a good professional job.

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!

Juan

27 years of experience
70 reviews
Juan
27 years of experience
Unbelievable service!!! I hope to get Juan every time..... I will recommend Your Mechanic to everyone i know!!

Patrick

13 years of experience
404 reviews
Patrick
13 years of experience
He finished in good time I thought and the repairs did the trick! Very personable and easy to talk to. He clearly knew what he was doing.

Brian

20 years of experience
132 reviews
Brian
20 years of experience
Great experience!


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Los Lunas?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Kia Sorento $505 $376.53 $127.98 8% $548.53
2007 Chevrolet Express 1500 $356 $275.98 $79.99 7% $383.48
2014 Nissan Rogue $525 $396.80 $127.98 7% $568.80
2013 Lincoln MKS $299 $219.09 $79.99 8% $326.59
2004 Cadillac CTS $290 $210.44 $79.99 8% $317.94
2015 BMW M5 $902 $701.86 $199.97 7% $970.61

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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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