Starter Motor Repair in Blackburn

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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 Blackburn (52 found)
A Dixon Autos Ltd
569 Jobs Completed
Blackburn
4.6 / 5

A Dixon Autos is a mobile vehicle maintenance and enhancement company owned and run by Tony Dixon. Tony has worked in the motor trade ever since leaving school, and in

Ewood Motor Services
683 Jobs Completed
Blackburn
4.9 / 5

Ewood Motor services is conveniently based in Blackburn near Ewood Park. Our garage is home to the latest equipment and facilities enabling us to carry our repairs and se

Ewood MOT and Service Centre
4 Job Completed
Blackburn
5.0 / 5

Formula One Autocentres - Darwen
179 Jobs Completed
Darwen
4.3 / 5

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

Bowker Ribble Valley
214 Jobs Completed
Osbaldeston
3.4 / 5

Here at Bowker Ribble Valley we aspire to deliver hassle free service and repairs to all makes and models of vehicle across the Ribble Valley and surrounding areas. Wi

V8 repair centre Ltd
44 Jobs Completed
Accrington
5.0 / 5

We specialize in accident repairs. We execute a lot of orders for private clients on credit repair basis. We have a fully downdraft water paint ready spray booth. We pro

Bee Mill Garage
1 Job Completed
Ribchester Preston
5.0 / 5

"Been in buisness 40 years.over 1300 customers on database from 1 car to fleets,"

DJ AUTO'S lower darwen
3 Job Completed
Darwen
5.0 / 5

With a combined knowledge of 65 years in the motor trade repairing vechicles we offer a wide range of maintenance and diagnostics of your vehicle of all make and models a

Power and Prestige
13 Jobs Completed
Blackburn
5.0 / 5

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Servicecentre Blackburn
215 Jobs Completed
Blackburn
4.8 / 5

Servicecentre Blackburn offers car repairs in Blackburn and further afield, such as in Mill Hill, Hollins Bank, Witton, Pleckgate and beyond. The garage was established i

Deen Car & Commercials
3 Job Completed
Blackburn
5.0 / 5

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Stoneacre Blackburn
21 Jobs Completed
Blackburn
3.8 / 5

Offering new, nearly new and used vehicles, Stoneacre Motor Group is one of the UK's fastest growing and most successful car dealers. We currently offer brand new vehicle

Bowker Blackburn
10 Jobs Completed
Blackburn
5.0 / 5

As an Authorised BMW and MINI Retailer, we offer the highest levels of service and expertise whether you are looking to buy a new car or maintain your current car. Our Ce

Local Car Repairs
1 Job Completed
Darwen
5.0 / 5

"Fully Qualified, Main Dealer and independently trained technician.Providing a high quality of service at an affordable price, fast friendly and efficient.All types of Se

Imotorist Service Centre LIKE DEALERS ONLY CHEAPER
Member since 05 August 2014
Blackburn

"Servicing & MOT, We service ALL MAKES & MODELS in warranty & older models out of warranty too. With MOTS we always offer a FREE RETEST for your peace of mind. Primarily

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Starter Motor Repair in Blackburn
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. 

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How much does Starter Motor cost in Blackburn?

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 Blackburn for Starter Motor on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in Blackburn
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Peugeot£157.96
Citroen£200.45
Ford£203.50
Vauxhall£232.74
Renault£189.11
BMW£262.19

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 23/07/2021 and 21/10/2021.

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