Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Wildomar.

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$156.39 - $1,106.54

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,963

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Ben

39 years of experience
1129 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
Best mechanic period and one heck of a gentleman! Showed up early, quickly diagnosed the problem and had the vehicle up and running in no time flat. When I need service on a vehicle in the future I am going to be calling and requesting Ben every single time and will be recommending to all of my friends and family.

Patrick

13 years of experience
404 reviews
Patrick
13 years of experience
Very polite, got the job done quick and my car runs great! Will be using this service again!

Breck

18 years of experience
531 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
I’ll never pay for a tow again! YourMechanic was excellent! Break showed up as committed and had me back on the road in short time.

Ross

16 years of experience
54 reviews
Ross
16 years of experience
Very happy, On time, very polite, Will call again to have the recommendation work done in the near future. Thank you

Tien

21 years of experience
901 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
He completed the repairs so quickly and professionally, without leaving any mess behind.

Joe

41 years of experience
707 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
Joe arrived on time and soon after had the starter installed. He was efficient, professional, and knowledgeable. Kudos to Joe!

Braxton

9 years of experience
189 reviews
Braxton
9 years of experience
Mr. Braxton did an outstanding job very professional and very knowledgeable at what he does thank you again Mr. Braxton.

Genaro

11 years of experience
271 reviews
Genaro
11 years of experience
did an excellent job on with replacing the starter on my 2011 Nissan Titan. Showed up on my time and completed the job in a couple of hours. Excellent service.

Gurinder

9 years of experience
36 reviews
Gurinder
9 years of experience
Very honest, suggested the right kind of repair, completed service within allotted time, explained all questions very clearly, took efforts to identify other secondary problems that existed and suggested solutions. Made multiple trips until the problem was solved and I was satisfied. Very responsible, just handed over my car keys and he took care of the rest.

Martin

27 years of experience
166 reviews
Martin
27 years of experience
im shocked at how good my experience was. never dealt with a reasonably priced and competant mechanic. i'd give him 12 stars if i could.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Wildomar?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Toyota Camry $248 $168.51 $79.99 9% $276.01
2004 Mazda B3000 $271 $191.13 $79.99 9% $298.63
2006 Nissan Frontier $374 $286.48 $87.98 7% $404.73
2007 Lexus LS460 $743 $255.16 $487.93 18% $910.91
2012 Mercedes-Benz CL600 $349 $253.20 $95.98 8% $382.20
2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG $1078 $965.77 $111.98 3% $1116.27

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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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How can we help?

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