Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Morrison.

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$156.39 - $1,077.07

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Number of Reviews

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Dia

30 years of experience
51 reviews
Dia
30 years of experience
Great advice

Theodore

14 years of experience
1059 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
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.

Pardeep

19 years of experience
559 reviews
Pardeep
19 years of experience
Pardeep is a great mechanic...friendly and personable. Even though he was late to the appointment, he did call to let me know his ETA. He did great work.

James

28 years of experience
542 reviews
James
28 years of experience
Professional and effective. James knows cars. A great mechanic!

Peter

41 years of experience
1222 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience

Jose

15 years of experience
433 reviews
Jose
15 years of experience
Jose was professional and on time. The service was performed as planned no up charges and Jose's quality work was Top Notch. I would definitely recommend your mechanic.com and Jose to work on your car.

Ryan

20 years of experience
20 reviews
Ryan
20 years of experience
My first time using this service . What a great experience thus far . My daughter hasn’t tried out the vehicle since it’s been fixed but Ryan was professional courteous and respectful . He made me aware of the recommendations and why which is appreciated . I hope to use his services again soon .

Richard

19 years of experience
461 reviews
Richard
19 years of experience
Good mechanic

Luis

17 years of experience
71 reviews
Luis
17 years of experience
Went straight into the problem and beyond. He is knowledgeable and can find the problem and solve it in times matter! He goes beyond helping you.

Christopher

18 years of experience
119 reviews
Christopher
18 years of experience
Very friendly and professional


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Morrison?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty $323 $242.74 $79.99 7% $350.24
2012 Chevrolet Express 3500 $296 $216.20 $79.99 8% $323.70
2014 Dodge Durango $431 $230.75 $199.97 13% $499.50
2010 Acura TSX $380 $300.01 $79.99 6% $407.51
2009 BMW 535i xDrive $652 $444.30 $207.97 9% $723.80
2013 BMW M6 $902 $702.38 $199.97 7% $971.13

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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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