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YourMechanic Car Starter Repair Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,775

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Ben

39 years of experience
1092 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
Very knowledgable, explained problems step by step. Job was done in a timely manor. Great service!

Robert

18 years of experience
612 reviews
Robert
18 years of experience
This was a warranty work approved by YourMechanic.com and performed by Robert. He was punctual and quickly spotted the problem then rectified it with YourMechanic as a valid warranty item and replaced the starter. He is everything anyone would want in a mechanic. Thanks, Robert.

Joshua

13 years of experience
2 reviews
Joshua
13 years of experience
Thanks again man

Patrick

13 years of experience
395 reviews
Patrick
13 years of experience
He was fast and amazing !!

Steven

12 years of experience
425 reviews
Steven
12 years of experience
Steven will be the mechanic I request for all of my repair needs.

Torrieanto

10 years of experience
453 reviews
Torrieanto
10 years of experience
Arrived early. Friendly. Diagnosed problem quickly. Was helpful with questions.

Chris

24 years of experience
126 reviews
Chris
24 years of experience
Exhibit wonderful knowledge, showed great patience in walking through intricate details on what is being done, what is the root cause of the issue. Very pleasant individual. Did a wonderful job! Highly recommended!

Bryant

10 years of experience
266 reviews
Bryant
10 years of experience
Great guy. Friendly, on time, and got me up and running with his expertise and knowledge. Would definitely hire again

Enrique

19 years of experience
244 reviews
Enrique
19 years of experience
Enrique was very knowledgable, helpful, and professional. He was efficient and made it a point to ensure he could book an appointment to fix my car as quickly as possible.

Casey

22 years of experience
152 reviews
Casey
22 years of experience
We were very impressed with Your Mechanic. Casey properly diagnosed our starter malfunction and replaced it in 45 min! We will definitely use Your Mechanic again and we will request Casey.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Rosemount?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Volvo S60 $287 $190.63 $95.98 10% $319.63
2010 Honda Ridgeline $269 $189.08 $79.99 9% $296.58
2013 Nissan NV3500 $236 $156.22 $79.99 10% $263.72
2006 BMW Z4 $628 $444.30 $183.97 9% $691.55
2010 Mercedes-Benz SL600 $818 $673.77 $143.98 5% $867.27
2005 Jaguar XJ8 $327 $247.48 $79.99 7% $354.98

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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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