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Starter Motor Specialist Garages

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Is the motor dead or merely making a clicking sound? Or is it turning but not 'catching'? It's likely that your starter motor will require rapid repair or even replacement to get your car up and running again. If you’re stuck on the drive you can employ a mobile mechanic, or get the garage to take a look at your car battery too to see if that is responsible for halting the engine.

 

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Top garages for Starter Motor (11,933 found)
PLAISTER AUTOS
849 Jobs Completed
Swindon
4.9 / 5

Established in 1986, Plaister Auto's offer complete range of garage services. We are a MOT testing center, clutch fitting center and a brake fitting center. All makes and models of cars welcome.
Proud to be WCFMC South West best garage winner 2017 and nominee for 2018
FREE COURTESY CAR

Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
1447 Jobs Completed
Barnet
4.9 / 5

Services provided:

-- Can build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
-- Able to Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
-- Will aim to troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
-- Will perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems
-- Will clean and apply lubricants to components
-- Will replenish engine fluids and components
-- Will provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures
-- Can also undertake other duties (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems)
-- Can provide logs of work and report on issues

Experience:

Proven experience as Mechanic for 12 years.
Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components.
Experienced in using various precision tools (I have equipment to perform most mechanical work).
Will follow established procedures and practices with a strong commitment to health and safety.
Very good communication skills with problem-solving capabilities.
Very good physical strength and stamina

Qualifications:

BTEC national diploma motor vehicles (2 year course)
HNC motor vehicles (1 year course)
HND motor vehicles (1 year course)
IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) MOT Certification NT / AE / Site Manager

Classes of Vehicles tested:

Class Descriptionwheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)
4 Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)
4 Motor caravans
4 Quads (max unladen weight 400kg - for goods vehicles 550kg and max net power of 15kw)
4 Dual purpose vehicles
4 Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)
4 Ambulances and taxis
4 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)
4 Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)
4a Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation checkPrivate passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)
5 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)
5 Playbuses
5a Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
5a Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
7 Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight

Integrated Auto Solutions
343 Jobs Completed
Denton
4.9 / 5

Integrated Auto Solutions are a local independent garage based in Manchester. We are a newly formed company who have been established a little over a year, and we are going from strength to strength. We are looking to expand our client base and are eager to help customers get their vehicles road worthy ASAP. We can undertake all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work and servicing, with no job being too big or too small. Our team of 4 technicians have all been chosen specifically for their area of expertise, and have many years of experience working on all makes and models of vehicles.

We can offer a recovery service to customers with non-starters, and some smaller jobs can be done mobile too as we have a fully equipped mobile unit too.

A.T. Mobile Auto Repairs Ltd
377 Jobs Completed
Cornwall and South Devon
4.9 / 5

My name is Andy Tomkins mobile mechanic
I carry out all forms of on site vehicle repair work and servicing on all makes and models around the Cornwall and Devon area.

I have been working in this industry for over 20 years, fully insured and qualified. My level of workmanship is second-to-none and as you can see by the feedback - I go out of my way to ensure customers are happy and back on the road ASAP.

Being mobile you can see all work as and when it is carried out, as well as parts removed, at a time and place convenient to yourself.

You can use a contact free service during this Pandemic with us, much less risk than a garage

Westbourne Motors Mobile - Reading
13 Job Completed
Reading
4.0 / 5

The Westbourne brand is the South’s leading repairer for household names such as Green Flag, AA & RAC.

For the majority of repairs we can offer a mobile service with over 70 fully trained mechanics ready to fix your car at home or work, saving you the time and fuss of driving to a garage.

For major jobs we also operate repair workshops and offer courtesy cars to use whilst we fix your car.

The Westbourne name is synonymous with convenience, efficiency, courtesy and great value and all of our repairs carry a nationwide guarantee.

We are ready 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to your call.

Protyre - Poulton, Barry & Wilkinson
73 Jobs Completed
Blackpool
4.8 / 5

Barry and Wilkinson Tyre and Exhaust Poulton became part of the Protyre network in 2010. The Poulton-Le-Fylde centre is situated opposite the Blackpool and Fylde College.
The centre has been extensively refurbished since 2013 in a £250,000 investment programme and now sports the Protyre blue and red colour scheme. The investment has been undertaken to improve services and facilities for customers and includes over £30,000 spent on resurfacing the car park and a new reception area. The centre was originally a window manufacturing and sales outlet. A number of additional services were added including the introduction of motorcycle tyres and MOTs designed to serve the vibrant motorcycle community in and around Blackpool.

Protyre Poulton holds an extensive range of tyres for car, van and 4x4 including Michelin, Bridgestone, Pirelli and Continental. The centre also provides a truck tyre fitting service for local hauliers. As well as selling and fitting tyres Protyre Poulton, Barry and Wilkinson undertake MOT's, carry out servicing and will change brakes, batteries,exhausts, check and maintain suspensions and carry out diagnostics. Buy online or vist our Protyre Poulton and one of our friendly team will be happy to help with all your motoring needs.

M.J. Motors
5 Job Completed
Manchester
5.0 / 5

We are a family run business with 13 plus years experience we guarantee to be 100% honest we travel to your place of work or home and majority of Repairs will be carried out on site.

P.C. Autocare
52 Jobs Completed
Brough
4.9 / 5

My name is Colin and I am a sole trader operating from Gilberdyke.I have a fully equipped garage at our premises where I also take on larger jobs, however, depending on the work required I can often carry out small repairs on site. I cover a 10 mile radius and offer a free collection and delivery to all customers. I have been working within the motor industry for over 30 years and have experience working on all makes and models of vehicles, with no job being too big or too small.

I can supply parts to suit all budgets - from aftermarket through to O.E.M.

All work comes guaranteed for your peace of mind!

eltham test centre
54 Jobs Completed
London
4.9 / 5

We are a family run workshop which has been established for over 30 years and prides itself on quality workmanship and fantastic customer service, utilising its team of honest and reliable staff. As your local garage, we focus on working with you to provide friendly, trustworthy, quality car care with a customer focussed approach, keeping both you and your car happy.

All our mechanics are highly trained and skilled technicians and we try not to hide behind a lot of technical jargon. If something isn’t right with your car, we have the equipment and knowledge to give you an honest and professional answer on how to fix it and we will always ensure any work required is discussed with you before it is carried out. We offer the best industry standard approved diagnostics and repairs for petrol and diesel cars, 4x4’s and vans.

Sierra Garage Limited
62 Jobs Completed
Grays
4.9 / 5

Sierra Garage Ltd are an independent workshop based in Essex. We believe in providing our customers with the very best customer experience, as we pride ourselves on our extensive knowledge of all thing’s car related and building a good local reputation as a garage that cares. We also provide customers with a 12-month warranty on all work undertaken for your peace of mind.

We carry out most repairs and services including (but not limited to); diagnostics, engine repairs, clutch and timing chain (belt) changes, vehicle MOT preparation, head gaskets, brake work, suspension, cooling system, problem solving, manual gearbox repairs, DSG auto gearbox repairs, vehicle servicing and car vinyl wrapping.

Quantum Garage
12 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

Servicing and repairing cars for customers in Barnet and surrounding areas for over 12 years, Quantum Garage has a team of professionals with a combined experience of 60 years. We are always happy to provide our customers with efficient, friendly and professional service. We have affordable prices, offer same day repairs and free local pickup.
We look forward to welcoming you.

Mr Tyre Ltd - Castle Boulevard
106 Jobs Completed
Castle B
4.7 / 5

Mr Tyre Ltd was established in 1971 at Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham in the West Midlands with one store. We now operate a total of 34 strategically placed fitting centres giving an incredible coverage across the central England region.

With many years’ experience in the tyre industry we have a reputation for providing high quality products at competitive prices. Being so well established has allowed us to form close relationships with virtually every major tyre manufacturer.

Alongside tyres, our stores offer most mechanical repairs including brakes, servicing, engine repairs, suspension, MOT testing, stainless steel exhausts, engine remapping and air conditioning repairs and re-gas.

We are happy to serve Castle B and its surrounding areas.

GMC Car and Commercial Repairs
278 Jobs Completed
Paisley
4.7 / 5

GMC Car and Commercial Repairs is a local independent garage based in Paisley that has over 20 years experience in providing repairs, servicing and maintenance on all makes and models of cars, vans and trucks. Our talented and skilled technicians have a wealth of knowledge and understand how important it is you receive an honest and efficient service.

We are recognised for our diagnostic services and have all of the latest equipment and technology to correctly pinpoint any faults. This can ultimately save you a great deal of money. Once we have carried out a diagnostic assessment, we shall discuss any further work with you and talk through your options.

All our parts are of high quality and are sourced from a highly regarded supplier and come with a standard manufaturer warranty. We want all of our customers to receive a terrific experience, our friendly team will always go the extra mile for you. A collection and delivery service is available for those that are within a 10mile radius.

P B Engineering
17 Jobs Completed
Hexham
5.0 / 5

Greetings! PB Engineering is an independently run Mobile Garage operating throughout the North East. I use the latest in mobile equipment to diagnose, analyse and decode your problem! Then using my 25 years' expertise in the industry I can perform almost any repair in good time, for a fair & honest price. I specialize in Van Repairs but can take on any issue for any car, so don't hesitate to get in contact!!

CSR autos
90 Jobs Completed
Leek
4.7 / 5

Hi, I’m Colin, I have been a mechanic since leaving college over 12 years ago. I opened up my own business, along with my wife Sami, 5 years ago. CSR-Autos is a mobile company, we carry out all types of repairs to all makes and models at a time and place that best suits the customer. We pride ourselves on our workmanship and also our friendliness and time keeping skills.
We are based in Staffordshire but we cover a 40 mile radius. No job too big or too small.

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Average rating for  Starter Motor  bookings

4.75

246 reviews

How much does Starter Motor cost?

The cost of a Starter Motor can vary depending on your car due to differences in labour time and parts needed. Take a look below at the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top car makes.


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£200.32
Vauxhall£210.87
Volkswagen£213.32
Citroen£225.10
BMW£252.05
Renault£207.62
Toyota£195.41
Peugeot£209.01
Nissan£215.13
Mercedes£264.02
Audi£274.75
MINI£227.53
Volvo£209.15

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 11/01/2020 and 10/04/2020.

Starter Motor

The starter motor is responsible for getting the whole system going, and you’ve guessed it starts the car! It rotates or ‘turns over’ the car’s internal engine, overcoming both high levels of friction and compression resistance. It can be found below the left cylinders under the bonnet, on the driver’s side.

Starter motors are hugely important to a car’s ability to drive, therefore any issues with them should be dealt with promptly.

 

 

Signs of a Faulty Starter Motor

Starters are designed to last around 7 years but can wear prematurely. Regardless of their lifespan, there are a number of symptoms you can look out for that indicate you have a faulty starter on your hands. They can aid you in getting a prompt repair or replacement before disaster strikes.

 

These signs include:

●     A clicking noise when you turn the key or push the start button

●     The engine will not crank

●     Smoke coming from the car

●     The starter is oil-soaked

●     Grinding or high-pitched noises

 

It is always worth having the component inspected by a mechanic, as often the signs of a bad starter are very similar to that of a faulty alternator or car battery. It is important to differentiate between these to ensure the correct and necessary repairs are being carried out.

 

 

Starter Motor Repair and Replacement

A faulty starter motor must be treated efficiently by a trained mechanic to prevent any further damage being caused to your vehicle and to get you back out safely on the road! The replacement process generally takes between 2 to 4 hours, varying depending on how easy it is to reach the nuts and bolts holding the part in place.

 

The cost of starter motor repair jobs can be found summarised in the table above according to car make and model, the price varies due to cost of the part. Another factor that will affect the job cost is your location within the UK and of course that set by the individual garage or mobile mechanic.

 

 

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