Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Nokomis.

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$156.39 - $1,106.54

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Whitney

37 years of experience
783 reviews
Whitney
37 years of experience
Very professional, and on time, would recommend him any day of the week

Jerimiah

17 years of experience
328 reviews
Jerimiah
17 years of experience
Top notch. Will recommend and will use again. Thanks so much.

Breck

18 years of experience
541 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
It was great experience will be use him again

Sergio

8 years of experience
203 reviews
Sergio
8 years of experience
Professional, knowledgeable and courteous.

Tom

19 years of experience
29 reviews
Tom
19 years of experience
Tom was very professional and went the extra mile when we ran into some snags with my older vehicle. The job was completed timely and with attention to detail.

Jeshua

5 years of experience
66 reviews
Jeshua
5 years of experience
Very courteous and professional. Would HIGHLY recommend to family and friends.

Benji

20 years of experience
74 reviews
Benji
20 years of experience
Very friendly and explained the problem and fix.

Danny

9 years of experience
269 reviews
Danny
9 years of experience
Danny was great he went above and beyond to find out what was wrong with me car and see if it was any way he could repair it. I would definitely recommend him to anyone.

Shaun

19 years of experience
204 reviews
Shaun
19 years of experience
Shaun was absolutely great not only was he early. Everything was done fast very professional. This was my first time I will definitely book him again. Thanks Shaun back on the road again because of you. I'm recommending him to all my friends and family.

Jerel

9 years of experience
125 reviews
Jerel
9 years of experience
Fast, professional and a pleasure to work with.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Nokomis?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Jeep Cherokee $295 $182.88 $111.98 11% $333.38
2011 Nissan Armada $416 $231.93 $183.97 13% $479.18
2005 Ford E-250 $292 $212.47 $79.99 8% $319.97
2015 Lexus GS350 $276 $180.17 $95.98 10% $309.17
2006 BMW X5 $662 $518.48 $143.98 6% $711.98
2007 Ford Mustang $323 $242.74 $79.99 7% $350.24

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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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