Car Starter Repair at your home or office in Yonkers.

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Number of Reviews

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Joshua

11 years of experience
41 reviews
Joshua
11 years of experience
Josh came on time. Fixed my car very fast.

Jonathan

20 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
20 years of experience
Jonathan was quickly, friendly and got the job done! My car is working great now!

William

31 years of experience
69 reviews
William
31 years of experience
Very convenient for me. On time, friendly. Did the job fast! Thanks!!

Robert

19 years of experience
64 reviews
Robert
19 years of experience
Robert provided prompt and excellent service. He removed and installed a new starter in my BMW 540i so I got finally get it back on the road where it belongs. Thank you Robert!

Ricardo

12 years of experience
339 reviews
Ricardo
12 years of experience
I have never had a starter replaced so quickly. Ricardo is a highly recommended, advanced mechanic. I literally went inside my house to take a little break, thought I'd give him a bottle of water and by the time I went back outside, he was already done with the replacement. I was amazed. He even gave me a lot of tips about the most common issues with my vehicle based on other drivers with the same vehicle. Thanks again Ricardo. You will be the only Your Mechanic that I will book, I guarantee that.

James

17 years of experience
17 reviews
James
17 years of experience
Great personality. He made sure i fully understood what was going on and whay was going to be done.

Danny

9 years of experience
269 reviews
Danny
9 years of experience
Perfect service as usual

Carlos

26 years of experience
272 reviews
Carlos
26 years of experience
Great, very knowledgeable, friendly, and fast!

Peter

41 years of experience
1260 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
He is the very best mechanic you can get. Has a great attitude, friendly & helpful.

Genaro

11 years of experience
277 reviews
Genaro
11 years of experience
Arrived over 2 hours late, but did a great job once he got here and was professional.


How much does Car Starter Repair cost in Yonkers?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty $323 $242.74 $79.99 7% $350.24
2015 Chevrolet Express 3500 $296 $216.20 $79.99 8% $323.70
2011 GMC Savana 1500 $309 $229.38 $79.99 8% $336.88
2013 Audi A6 $732 $636.14 $95.98 4% $765.14
2004 Acura RL $657 $313.37 $343.95 15% $775.62
2006 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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