Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Pomona.

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$156.39 - $1,077.07

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,775

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David

40 years of experience
220 reviews
David
40 years of experience
This was a wonderully convenient and affordable option to get my car fixed. I will definitely use yourmechanic.com again!

Joe

41 years of experience
691 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience

Rodric

12 years of experience
321 reviews
Rodric
12 years of experience
I would recommend Rodric to everyone I know. Great service, very experienced, knowledgeable and professional.

Tien

21 years of experience
888 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
Very professional, knowledgeable both import and domestic vehicle, answered many of my question about vehicle troubleshooting, i will recommend everybody and family for hiz excellent knowledgeable professional.

Joseph

31 years of experience
528 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Quick and efficient! Definitely recommend asking for Joseph!

Carlos

26 years of experience
28 reviews
Carlos
26 years of experience
Carlos was friendly and knowledgeable. He explained what he was doing and gave recommendations.

Allen

34 years of experience
431 reviews
Allen
34 years of experience
Knowledgeable, friendly and got the job done right and quickly with no hassle.

Ricardo

12 years of experience
337 reviews
Ricardo
12 years of experience
Ricardo did a great job! He was time efficient and my new starter sounds amazing. Great guy and great service! Will definitely be using him again.

Zachary

7 years of experience
42 reviews
Zachary
7 years of experience
Zachary was on time, quickly completed the repair and we were on our way! Thank you!!

Christopher

18 years of experience
119 reviews
Christopher
18 years of experience
He was on time, professional and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend Chris for any auto repair. He was honest and friendly. Thanks again!


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Pomona?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2005 Ford Excursion $323 $242.74 $79.99 7% $350.24
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $379 $282.63 $95.98 8% $411.63
2011 Toyota 4Runner $427 $275.07 $151.98 10% $479.32
2005 Audi A8 Quattro $1065 $705.17 $359.95 10% $1188.92
2009 Audi A6 Quattro $773 $589.17 $183.97 7% $836.42
2011 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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