Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Narvon.

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$156.39 - $1,106.54

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,984

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Scott

34 years of experience
601 reviews
Scott
34 years of experience
Did a thorough job on warranty repair.
Great, efficient work Scott! You saved me a lot of time, and for a great price.

Andrew

9 years of experience
548 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
Andrew arrived on time and was very friendly. He did a great job replacing the starter in my car and was fast and courteous!
Above and beyond. Quick service

Jeremiah

11 years of experience
73 reviews
Jeremiah
11 years of experience
Excellent service. Jeremiah was available the same day my starter went out, showed up exactly when he said he would- to the minute- and within an hour had me up and running again. A real stand up guy who I'll be sure to request by name in the future.

Ben

39 years of experience
1132 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience

Cameron

12 years of experience
94 reviews
Cameron
12 years of experience
Was great. On time. Made everything make sense. Will use him again. Made my life easier.

Wilson

11 years of experience
289 reviews
Wilson
11 years of experience
Very pleasant and great to deal with.

Andrew

13 years of experience
182 reviews
Andrew
13 years of experience
Very polite, obviously knows his stuff.

Miguel

33 years of experience
245 reviews
Miguel
33 years of experience
Job well done

Nicholas

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

Scott

32 years of experience
349 reviews
Scott
32 years of experience
scott was awesome


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Narvon?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor $230 $150.27 $79.99 10% $257.77
2014 Kia Forte Koup $323 $242.98 $79.99 7% $350.48
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit $325 $229.38 $95.98 9% $358.38
2007 Mercedes-Benz R350 $626 $418.33 $207.97 10% $697.83
2010 BMW 550i $1012 $516.42 $495.93 14% $1182.92
2013 Chevrolet Corvette $270 $173.58 $95.98 10% $302.58

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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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