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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,775

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Tabitha

15 years of experience
189 reviews
Tabitha
15 years of experience
Satisfy and happy
Amazing experience. Job completed with no Stress and no problems. I will use Tabitha for all my car maintenance needs in the future. She was awesome!

Jay

35 years of experience
687 reviews
Jay
35 years of experience
Very helpful, informative and friendly.

Joseph

31 years of experience
527 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Joseph is definitely someone who you can trust and very knowledgeable of what's going on with my vehicle. I PRAISE GOD for sending me someone that care about the custom and take his time explaining the problem with my car.
Went above and beyond to fix my problem and more.

Carlos

19 years of experience
47 reviews
Carlos
19 years of experience
Was very polite and professional. I would gladly recommend him.

Kurt

36 years of experience
33 reviews
Kurt
36 years of experience
Great work, would highly recommend Kurt

Jonathan

20 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
20 years of experience
Jonathan did a great job! I will definitely ask to use him again on any future repairs.

Joe

18 years of experience
123 reviews
Joe
18 years of experience
Great service.

Patrick

31 years of experience
1023 reviews
Patrick
31 years of experience
Arrived on time, and did quality work.

Travis

11 years of experience
285 reviews
Travis
11 years of experience
Travis came on time and he is very knowledgeable mechanic and performed the task in timely manner. He provided great service and even found coupon for us which helped us save money.

Alex

14 years of experience
434 reviews
Alex
14 years of experience
Alex was punctual and responsive. Explained the issue and did a great job with the fix. It was an easy and seamless process. Will recommend Alex and yourmechanic.com.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Mystic?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Jeep Commander $255 $159.20 $95.98 11% $288.20
2007 Ford E-250 $292 $212.47 $79.99 8% $319.97
2014 Volkswagen Jetta $325 $229.38 $95.98 9% $358.38
2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport $771 $651.32 $119.98 5% $812.57
2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 $294 $214.03 $79.99 8% $321.53
2007 Maserati GranSport $482 $385.80 $95.98 6% $514.80

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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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