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$156.39 - $1,106.54

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Brandon

18 years of experience
767 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
experience was great job was done in a timely manner very satisfied
Excellent, fast service.

Harish

25 years of experience
588 reviews
Harish
25 years of experience
great job
Harish was very professional and did a great job - thank you

Joel

19 years of experience
737 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Joel was very chill and professional; he replaced my starter in no time. I'd definitely recommend Joel to anyone who needs to get their old car up and running again.

Jeffrey

25 years of experience
833 reviews
Jeffrey
25 years of experience
Jeffrey was on time and did a great job as usual.Thanks Jeffrey!

Yahshif

8 years of experience
128 reviews
Yahshif
8 years of experience
Yahshif was great he was very friendly and he got the job done in a timely manner. I would most definitely recommend him to others.

Jose

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

Sergio

8 years of experience
203 reviews
Sergio
8 years of experience
Great experience

Richard

11 years of experience
599 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
Thoroughly professional friendly knowledgeable I am very satisfied would highly recommended him

Jeremy

18 years of experience
279 reviews
Jeremy
18 years of experience
Jeremy arrived on time, was very courteous, professional, and completed the job quickly. I will recommend him and your service again.

Kenneth

9 years of experience
104 reviews
Kenneth
9 years of experience
man got skills


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Maywood?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Hyundai Santa Fe $349 $253.44 $95.98 8% $382.44
2008 Ford Ranger $403 $322.63 $79.99 6% $430.13
2008 Ferrari F430 $289 $192.93 $95.98 10% $321.93
2008 Mercedes-Benz CL600 $349 $253.20 $95.98 8% $382.20
2015 Lincoln Navigator $240 $160.40 $79.99 10% $267.90
2009 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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