Car Starter Repair at your home or office in New Smyrna Beach.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

5,034

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Tony

13 years of experience
280 reviews
Tony
13 years of experience
Tony was always prompt and friendly. Would definitely recommend him.
On time and job well done!!!!

Omari

22 years of experience
24 reviews
Omari
22 years of experience
Omari was awesome, I would definitely want him to work on all of my cars and the services was very easy to obtain I simply used my phone and booked an appointment and he showed up on time and didn't taking no time to repair my car, the price was on point , I would have thought it would have cost a lot more considering they're coming to me but the price very very reasonable and a lot cheaper than taking it to a shop, thanks guys keep up the good work . see you on the next visit

Francisco

8 years of experience
174 reviews
Francisco
8 years of experience
Francisco was great. He was personable and timely. I was very pleased with my experience!

Mark

12 years of experience
71 reviews
Mark
12 years of experience
Another great experience with Mark. Timely, knowledgable, and kind.

Jose

8 years of experience
285 reviews
Jose
8 years of experience
Jose is friendly, efficient and professional. Would definitely recommend to others!

Breck

18 years of experience
543 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
Very proficient.

Richard

9 years of experience
448 reviews
Richard
9 years of experience
Very fast. Very informative. Gave recommendations for car services in the future.

Peter

34 years of experience
346 reviews
Peter
34 years of experience

Richard

19 years of experience
223 reviews
Richard
19 years of experience
he was good.

Jay

35 years of experience
708 reviews
Jay
35 years of experience
Jay was very punctual, polite and knowledgeable. He made the process quick and easy.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in New Smyrna Beach?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 GMC Savana 3500 $296 $216.20 $79.99 8% $323.70
2006 Nissan Altima $280 $200.35 $79.99 8% $307.85
2006 Ford F-150 $323 $242.74 $79.99 7% $350.24
2007 Audi A6 $368 $247.76 $119.98 10% $409.01
2015 Lexus ES350 $268 $180.17 $87.98 10% $298.42
2010 Jaguar XF $850 $706.37 $143.98 5% $899.87

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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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