Starter Motor Repair in Braintree

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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 Braintree (18 found)
WrenchWorks Automotive Limited
133 Jobs Completed
Braintree
4.8 / 5

We are WrenchWorks Automotive a mobile mechanic and vehicle recovery/transport business based in Essex and cover Essex, London and surrounding areas. Our mobile techni

Quest Motor Group
6 Jobs Completed
Braintree
4.5 / 5

As an authorised Bosch Car Service workshop, you rest assured that we deliver high quality servicing, maintenance and repairs for all makes and models of vehicle. Our acc

VSA MOBILE AUTOS
25 Jobs Completed
Chelmsford
4.2 / 5

Fully trained vehicle technicians we've worked with some of the best manufactures in the world such as Ferrari, Lamborghini , Bentley and Aston Martin throughout my profe

John Pease Motor Group
45 Jobs Completed
Braintree
4.2 / 5

Welcome to John Pease Motor Group. Over the past 45 years, we have fully dedicated ourselves to establishing our family-run company at the forefront of the automotive ind

Braintree Motor Works Ltd
Member since 09 August 2022
Braintree

Here at Braintree Motor Works, we offer a full range of car servicing and can undertake work on all makes and models. We are also specialists in car diagnostics in Braint

Westdrive (Braintree)
Member since 09 August 2022
Braintree

Westdrive is the largest independent Kia Dealer in the UK. We have an extensive selection of New, Kia Approved and all make used cars and have represented Kia for over 15

Perkins Garages Limited
Member since 09 August 2022
Braintree

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on. Here at a Perkins Garages Limited we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when s

Westdrive Kia
Member since 09 August 2022
Braintree

Westdrive is the largest independent Kia Dealer in the UK, with a state of the art showroom in Essex. We have an extensive selection of New Kia models, Kia Approved Used

SE Tyres Braintree
Member since 09 August 2022
Braintree

"We have 17 fast-fit auto centres located across the South East. SE Tyres Braintree offers a range of services and tyres from all the major manufacturers including Goody

John Hazell Auto Repairs
Member since 09 August 2022
Braintree

"John Hazell Auto Repairs provides car repairs and servicing at competitive prices. Work is carried out by our experienced mechanics and we aim to complete all jobs on sc

Essex Auto Care
Member since 09 August 2022
Braintree

"Essex Auto Care is a small, friendly, family-run business who specialise in classic Minis but also cater for all other vehicles. We have over 60 years experience in the

Family Car Centre
Member since 09 August 2022
Essex

We do Mot class 4, Mechanical work, Tyres and Alignment in Braintree Essex.

DM.MECHANICS
Member since 09 August 2022
Rayne, braintree

I'm a small garage based in rayne. I carry out all kinds of service, repair, mot, electrical and diagnostic work. I have range of diagnostic equipment including volvo so

braintree small car shop / rayne auto clinic
Member since 09 August 2022
rayne, nr braintree

"general servicing & repairs (mechanical & bodywork) all makes with bias towards Vw. Specialising in repairing, restoring, maintaining & modified old and newer Vws."

chapelhillautoservices
Member since 09 August 2022
braintree

Based in Braintree, Chapel Hill Auto Services provides a comprehensive garage service to customers across Essex, covering all aspects of vehicle repair, from general serv

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Starter Motor Repair in Braintree
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 Braintree bookings

5.00

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