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$156.39 - $1,106.54

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Jacob

13 years of experience
74 reviews
Jacob
13 years of experience
worked as soon as he got here and was able to identify several issues easily.

Rod

15 years of experience
210 reviews
Rod
15 years of experience
Rod is the man! He came out, knew exactly what was wrong and was able to fix my car no issues. Your mechanic saved me 150$.

Ben

39 years of experience
1101 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
Ben was professional and efficient. Great experience, will use Your Mechanic again

Chris

16 years of experience
120 reviews
Chris
16 years of experience
Amazing service, thank you Chris!

Dan

37 years of experience
722 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
He's a lifesaver. Was on the road same day. He was quick and friendly. Will ask for him next time. Thanks for your help!

Shaun

19 years of experience
204 reviews
Shaun
19 years of experience

James

9 years of experience
42 reviews
James
9 years of experience
James was Great! Nice personality and skilled!

Nathan

27 years of experience
260 reviews
Nathan
27 years of experience
Nathan is a good mechanic has a positive attitude and went to work right away got the job done quick will definitely use him as my mechanic again

Jerome

22 years of experience
406 reviews
Jerome
22 years of experience
Very Satisfied

Kiri

18 years of experience
372 reviews
Kiri
18 years of experience
He reached on time, did requested job properly and finished early as per given duration. Inspected car as well. I found his work quite good and worth.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Willingboro?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Mazda 3 Sport $304 $223.95 $79.99 8% $331.45
2006 Mazda RX-8 $285 $204.58 $79.99 8% $312.08
2008 Mazda RX-8 $285 $204.58 $79.99 8% $312.08
2006 Audi A4 Quattro $408 $328.36 $79.99 6% $435.86
2007 Infiniti FX35 $269 $189.08 $79.99 9% $296.58
2015 Maserati Quattroporte $430 $333.67 $95.98 7% $462.67

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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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