Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Manor.

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YourMechanic Car Starter Repair Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,918

Rating Summary
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Michael

23 years of experience
69 reviews
Michael
23 years of experience
Michael was great. He was very personable and friendly. He made my first experience with yourmechanic fantastic and is definitely an asset.

Luis

17 years of experience
26 reviews
Luis
17 years of experience
Luis came out to replace my starter after he diagnosed it was the starter causing the issue of my car not starting. Legit guy, knows what he is doing and a great personality. He even checked other parts of my car and told me my oil was low and recommended some other items to get taken care of soon and showed me the areas/parts so I could understand better. I really appreciate the quality of his service.

John

18 years of experience
425 reviews
John
18 years of experience
He was polite, efficient, speedy, helpful, detailed and all around great. We would want our future work done by him.

Abdul

9 years of experience
405 reviews
Abdul
9 years of experience
It was good thanks

Nathan

15 years of experience
185 reviews
Nathan
15 years of experience
My first experience with this mobile service has been a good one. Nathan was on time, capable, and answered any questions I may have had. I certainly recommend Nathan and will not hesitate to schedule him for any further car issues I may have.

Jeff

31 years of experience
441 reviews
Jeff
31 years of experience
Jeff was fantastic I was sceptic all about using this service and he made it amazing did a great job in a timely manner really can't say enough good things about this experience!

Joe

18 years of experience
125 reviews
Joe
18 years of experience
Fantastic. Quick and professional.

Juan

20 years of experience
70 reviews
Juan
20 years of experience
juan was a friendly professional knowledgeable tech.he answered any questions I had and I feel confident that in the future I will not hesitate to use your service

Torrieanto

10 years of experience
474 reviews
Torrieanto
10 years of experience
Great and fast service

Pardeep

19 years of experience
579 reviews
Pardeep
19 years of experience
really fast install on part my friend was back on the road in no time


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Manor?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Ford Taurus $299 $219.09 $79.99 8% $326.59
2012 Nissan Versa $327 $247.48 $79.99 7% $354.98
2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee $398 $286.48 $111.98 8% $436.98
2014 Lincoln MKT $299 $219.09 $79.99 8% $326.59
2015 BMW 435i xDrive Gran Coupe $723 $563.26 $159.98 7% $778.26
2008 Porsche Boxster $1528 $1304.53 $223.97 4% $1605.53

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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.

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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How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

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