Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Seabrook.

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$156.39 - $1,077.07

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Number of Reviews

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Brandon

18 years of experience
765 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Punctual andPhenomenal service. Professional and polite, I will be doing business with Brando again. He made my 1st experience with Your Mechanic a pleasure. Hopefully all techs are this way.
He was quick and knew what he was doing thank you for the great work I would recommend Brandon to anyone will definitely call him again if needed

Chris

9 years of experience
278 reviews
Chris
9 years of experience
Very nice guy who knows how to do great work!!!

Maxwell

16 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
16 years of experience
Excellent

Cody

6 years of experience
89 reviews
Cody
6 years of experience
Cody is a great mechanic. He was on time, professional and friendly. He also gave me a good overview of my vehicle and what need to be done. I would definitely recommend Cody.

Wilson

11 years of experience
276 reviews
Wilson
11 years of experience
Wilson was very knowledgeable and friendly and provided simple rundowns on what needed to be fixed or should be soon. Very appreciative.

Joe

41 years of experience
691 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
Very reasonable price with great service and communication. Will definitely use again!

AUDIE

31 years of experience
178 reviews
AUDIE
31 years of experience
Very happy for taking care of my son's car very professional would like to use him in future if we have car problems

John

25 years of experience
457 reviews
John
25 years of experience
John was absolutely the best. Very knowledgable precise with everything he does. Has the tools and for any little nic nac that needs fixing. Great family man and great conversation. I'll both use and recommend him to friends and family. This guy is on top of his game. j

Nathan

16 years of experience
40 reviews
Nathan
16 years of experience
He was on time, explained everything to my satisfaction, did the work promptly and completely, and in the end, gave me some great advice! I highly recommend.

Dellano

16 years of experience
355 reviews
Dellano
16 years of experience
extremely knowledgeable, works well with the customer


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Seabrook?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Ford F-150 $246 $165.83 $79.99 10% $273.33
2007 Dodge Charger $335 $223.41 $111.98 10% $373.91
2009 Honda Civic $501 $317.20 $183.97 11% $564.45
2011 Cadillac CTS $317 $204.67 $111.98 10% $355.17
2008 Audi A4 Quattro $383 $303.18 $79.99 6% $410.68
2009 Porsche Cayenne $942 $422.12 $519.93 15% $1120.87

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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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