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Dan

37 years of experience
716 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Very knowledgeable and efficient. He arrived early and was done in no time. Highly recommend.
dan was great the job well done unfortunately after I drove the car for 2 hours parked it went in the store that didn't start again so there's one more thing that we missed

Rigoberto

9 years of experience
695 reviews
Rigoberto
9 years of experience
Very helpful and very professional. Got my car up and running like a champ.
Rigoberto was very knowledgeable and worked quickly to replace the starter in my 2002 Camry. He answered all my questions and was able to identify another issue that I had trouble tracking down elsewhere. Looking forward to his return visit and highly recommend him for future work!

Mohammed

7 years of experience
50 reviews
Mohammed
7 years of experience
Excellent service

Brian

20 years of experience
23 reviews
Brian
20 years of experience
Fixed the starter on my GFs Honda Accord very quickly. Was on time as well!

Joshua

11 years of experience
41 reviews
Joshua
11 years of experience
Josh is professional and answered my questions patiently. Thank you Josh.

Nicholas

9 years of experience
227 reviews
Nicholas
9 years of experience
Nicholas was very polite and ready to work he fix the issue in about an hour

Brandon

16 years of experience
318 reviews
Brandon
16 years of experience
Very knowledgeable mechanic on time and gets the job done

Brian

21 years of experience
217 reviews
Brian
21 years of experience
Brian has great customer service and very knowledgeable about his craft!! He did the job in a timely manner and helped me to better understand what was going on with my car!! Thank you Brian again!! You were a life saver!!

Richard

11 years of experience
599 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
Showed up promptly and got my car working again. Very pleased with my decision to use your company.

Joel

19 years of experience
732 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Great communications, he was there on time and only took 39 minutes for the repairs.. I will use this source again.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Morrisville?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Pontiac G6 $351 $246.90 $103.98 9% $386.65
2015 Aston Martin V8 Vantage $289 $192.93 $95.98 10% $321.93
2010 Mazda CX-9 $338 $257.98 $79.99 7% $365.48
2015 Acura TLX $943 $863.43 $79.99 2% $970.93
2009 BMW 335d $574 $397.99 $175.97 9% $634.49
2005 Jaguar Vanden Plas $327 $247.48 $79.99 7% $354.98

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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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