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Starter Repair

Is your vehicle having trouble starting or making unusual noises when you turn the key? It may be time to swap out that starter motor! This crucial component of any car's engine is responsible for setting the flywheel in motion and beginning the combustion cycle. We'll explore symptoms, costs, and tips on replacing a worn-out starter motor.


How much will it cost to replace the starter?

When it comes to replacing a starter, costs can vary depending on your car's make and model as well as the repair shop you choose. Typically, the total cost of parts plus labor is around $300-$500; however, be sure to get an estimate ahead of time so there are no surprises when you receive the bill!


Can I replace my own car starter?

If you possess some mechanical knowledge and the necessary tools, it is feasible to replace your own car starter. Nonetheless, proceed with caution as tinkering on a car's electrical system can be hazardous; thus if you're not secure in your capability of diagnosing or resolving the issue, take it to an experienced mechanic near you instead. By doing so, safety precautions will be ensured and any potential complications avoided.


Are starters easy to replace?

Even for those with mechanical know-how, replacing a starter may not be the simplest job. For beginners in car repair, it can certainly present some challenges. That being said, by carefully following directions and taking your time to really get the job done right, changing out a starter isn't an impossible task!


Can you jump a car if the starter is bad?

Sadly, if the starter motor is completely damaged, jumping your car won't help. Jump-start only supplies a temporary boost to the battery and is not a solution for any issues with your starter motor. To avoid further inconveniences, it's best to have an expert mechanic assess and repair or replace it ASAP!


How do I know if my starter has gone bad?

Please don't mistake the starter for the alternator. Both the starter and alternator play crucial roles in a vehicle's electrical system. The starter kickstarts the engine's ignition process, while the alternator provides a consistent power source to multiple electrical systems and recharges the battery. Several indicators can demonstrate that your starter is going bad, such as a slow engine start or turning over process, an irritating whining noise while starting the car, functioning electrical components but no motor kick-off, and a clicking sound without any sign of life from the motor. Should you bear witness to these symptoms in your vehicle's performance, it is best to visit a mechanic for inspection and potential repair or replacement of the starter.


Are you stuck with a dead car?

Instant Car Fix offers reliable starter repair that can get your vehicle running again without having to wait for a tow truck. Our experienced and certified technicians will diagnose the problem, explain what needs to be done in terms you understand, provide an estimate up front, and then get started on fixing it as soon as possible.

We take pride in our quality of work and are committed to ensuring that your car is running well when we’re done. With our services, you won’t have to worry about being stranded or wasting time waiting for help from a tow truck ever again.

Get back on the road now with Instant Car Fix! Contact us today for more information or schedule an appointment online!


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