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Starter Motor Replacement

 

What is a car starter motor and how it works?

Starter motor is a small electric motor connected to the flywheel of engine and the purpose of this motor is to start the engine. In order to start a car engine you need to rotate the crankshaft at the speed of approximate 200rpm ,this task is carried out by starter motor. Starter motor operates at 12v, when you turn your car key to start position or push the start button for newer cars the circuit completes and motor gets the required voltage to turn the flywheel over which in turns starts the engine.

when are the symptoms of failing or faulty starter motor?

  • When the engine does not start after turning the key to start position.
  • When the starter motor starts making unusual noise.
  • When there is a clicking noise from starter motor.
  • Smoke comes out from starter motor.
  • Starter motor turns too slowly and engine takes longer time to start than normal.

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What is a cost of starter motor replacement?


The cost of starter motor replacement depends on the vehicle make, model, part quality and labour time to replace the motor. As the labour time and part price is not same for all makes and models therefore its not possible to give the exact replacement cost of starter motor unless we know the particular vehicle on which the price is required. To find out the exact cost of a starter motor replacement on your car, select the make and model at the top of the page.

On average the starter motor replacement cost on most of the mid range vehilels is between £150 to £295. if you need a starter motor replacement service for your car you can book a professional mechanic from smart servicing centre who can come to your house or office to carry out the repair work, its not only convenient but also 30% cheaper than going to a garage.


Can you drive with a starter motor problem?


You only need starter motor to start the car, if your car engine is running you can drive the car as long as you don’t switch your engine off but it is best to have the problem repaired to avoid being left stranded.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Engine does not start after turning the key to start position, Starter motor starts making unusual noise, Clicking noise from starter motor, Smoke comes out from starter motor. and Starter motor turns too slowly and engine takes longer time to start than normal.


You only need starter motor to start the car, if your car engine is running you can drive the car as long as you don’t switch your engine off but it is best to have the problem repaired to avoid being left stranded.


Cost by make for Starter Motor Replacement

Popular Makes Average Price
Volvo £185.32 Compare Quotes
Vauxhall £168.98 Compare Quotes
Renault £162.56 Compare Quotes
Bmw £216.32 Compare Quotes
Volkswagen £202.32 Compare Quotes
Citroen £172.32 Compare Quotes
Audi £208.98 Compare Quotes
Ford £162.32 Compare Quotes
Mini £170.32 Compare Quotes
Mercedes-benz £218.32 Compare Quotes
Mazda £163.32 Compare Quotes
Nissan £163.32 Compare Quotes
Hyundai £159.98 Compare Quotes
Peugeot £175.32 Compare Quotes
Toyota £185.32 Compare Quotes
Fiat £158.32 Compare Quotes
Lexus £192.32 Compare Quotes
Seat £162.85 Compare Quotes

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