Starter Motor Repair in Berkhamsted

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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 in Berkhamsted (64 found)
Kipling Motorist Centre Hemel Hempstead - Team Protyre
315 Jobs Completed
Hemel Hempstead
4.5 / 5

Kipling Motorist Centre Hemel Hempstead was relocated to its current site Unit 5, Maylands Avenue in 2008. The centre was officially opened in a grand opening ceremony by

Nash Mills MOT & Service Centre
96 Jobs Completed
Hemel Hempstead
4.0 / 5

At Nash Mills we are a young and progressive company located on the boundaries of Hemel Hempstead and further afield, such as in - St. Albans - Watford - Hatfield

Merityre Specialists Lt. Chalfont
26 Jobs Completed
Little Chalfont
4.8 / 5

Established in 1961, Merityre Specialists is one of the leading tyre retailers and fast-fit specialists. We have over 20 branches located across the Home Counties in Berk

S.M.T Automotive
91 Jobs Completed
Marsworth
4.9 / 5

I have been working on vehicles for the last 35 years with experience on all makes and models, having carried out my apprenticeship in a BMW main dealer. I then comple

The Motorwerks
61 Jobs Completed
Flaunden
4.6 / 5

"We are a Volkswagen, Audi, Seat & Skoda Specialist offering Diagnostics, OEM standard service & repair on everything from the VAG stable. Using genuine parts or

Imperial Auto Services Ltd
7 Jobs Completed
Kings Langley
4.5 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6

A5 Autobody
133 Jobs Completed
Dunstable
4.8 / 5

A5 Autobody

SJC Automotive
44 Jobs Completed
kings langley hemel hempstead
4.8 / 5

Here at SJC Automotive we offer servicing repairs and diagnostics without breaking the bank. We are main dealer trained and carry out work to the highest standards.We spe

Roy Chapman Limited
2 Job Completed
Tring
5.0 / 5

Main dealer quality at local garage prices. Here at Roy Chapman Limited we aim to provide you with an unrivaled experience when servicing your vehicle. Our service

Hardings, Hemel Hempstead
13 Job Completed
Hemel Hempstead
4.0 / 5

We are a Renault Specialist with the knowledge, specific tooling and diagnostic equipment to efficiently repair and maintain all Renault vehicles. Competitive service and

Mechanix2You
4 Jobs Completed
hemel hempstead
3.5 / 5

We are a mobile mechanic service, we come to you at there home or place of work to make it easy for our customers, we pride ourself on our professionalism and honesty. W

A* Autos
9 Jobs Completed
HEMEL HEMPSTEAD
3.6 / 5

We operate a small mobile mechanic company based in hemel hempstead but with a 20 mile working radius. We specialise in vehicle servicing,repairs,diagnostics and electric

MotorSolve Car Repairs
Member since 28 October 2021
Kings Langley

"MotorSolve is a professional, kings langley based vehicle repair company who thrive on giving you the best quality service around. Our team of experienced mechanics can

Formula One Autocentres - Hemel Hempstead
Member since 28 October 2021
Hemel Hempstead

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern pre

Drift Limits Performance
Member since 28 October 2021
Hemel Hempstead

Who are we? We’re a collaboration of Drift Limits Motorsport Academy and Pacific Works. With modern practices combined with traditional values we take pride in the servic

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Starter Motor Repair in Berkhamsted
Frequently asked questions
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What is a starter motor?

It is the component responsible for turning over or ‘cranking’ the engine to start the car. It is powered by the car battery, and battles both high friction and compression resistance to get your car up and running

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Where is the start motor located?

The starter motor can be found underneath the car on the driver’s side, it is just below the left cylinders.

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How long do starter motors last?

On average, a starter motor should function in your vehicle for 5 to 7 years. However, they can both die prematurely and last a lot longer than expected, often with no deciding factors.

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What are the signs of a bad starter motor?

To decipher whether your starter motor is faulty you can look out for these telltale signs:

●     A clicking noise when key turned on switched to start

●     Smoke coming from the car

●     The starter is soaked in oil

●     The engine just will not crank

●     A grinding noise when starting up

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How long does starter motor replacement take?

The process of removing a faulty starter motor and replacing it with a new one generally takes around 2 to 4 hours. The length is dependent on how easy it is to access and remove the part.

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What causes a starter to become faulty?

Occasionally it is simply age, as all starters will wear out overtime. Other causes include:

●     Incorrect connections

●     Faulty solenoid switches

●     Wiring issues

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Can you jump-start a bad starter?

No, jump starting a faulty starter will not spring it back to life as extra battery will not be enough to turn over the engine. Your starter needs to be functioning well to successfully crank the engine. 

Average rating for  Starter Motor in Berkhamsted bookings

5.00

1 reviews

How much does Starter Motor cost in Berkhamsted?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Starter Motor is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in Berkhamsted for Starter Motor on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in Berkhamsted
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£226.17
Vauxhall£219.21
BMW£267.43
Renault£233.56

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 30/07/2021 and 28/10/2021.

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