Starter Motor Repair in Camborne

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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 Camborne (14 found)
Pennance Road Garage Ltd
16 Jobs Completed
Redruth
5.0 / 5

At Euro Repar Car Service we specialise in a wide number of services for your vehicle including MOT, Servicing, General Repairs, Clutches & Braking. Contact us today!

Hayle Garage Services
Member since 13 December 2018
Truro

Hello there! Customer satisfaction is always paramount for us at Hayle Garage Services, with over 37 years’ experience, we have found that our keen attitude towards our c

Hawkins Motors (Hayle)
Member since 17 November 2015
Hayle

At Hawkins Kia, Hayle, we pride ourselves in offering the highest level of care whether your current model needs servicing, or you are looking to buy a new or used Kia. W

Glassons Garage
Member since 22 March 2016
CAMBORNE

Glasson's Garage has been in operation for over 70 years and is today is run by the 3rd generation Stephen and Sandra Glasson. Keeping in with the tradition of the family

ATS Euromaster Redruth
Member since 12 August 2017
Redruth

Here at ATS Euromaster in Redruth you will find a team of experts offering our customers a range of tyres and vehicle maintenance at competitive prices. We stock well

DC bodyworks
Member since 07 November 2012
illogan

we are a small independent workshop fully qualified to repair all makes of car.We are trained vw/audi and toyota technicians and ata accredited.We can cater for all your

Vintec Automotive
Member since 26 March 2015
Redruth

Vintec Automotive is a new business that I have set up in March 2015. I have over 20 years experience in the motor trade 16 of these has been in main dealers so have a lo

Morcos motors
Member since 18 August 2020
Redruth

If you have any mechanical needs at all please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are available for emergencies and breakdowns 24/7. We can offer a pick up and drop off ser

Rosewarne Downs Garage
Member since 21 December 2011
Camborne

"Rosewarne Downs Garage specialises in working with Subaru and Isuzu cars, our owner has 30 years of experience so you can rest assured that we will carry our all of our

Thomas Auto Tec
Member since 21 December 2011
Hayle

"Thomas Auto Tec is an MOT, servicing and motorhome specialist. For over 40 years we have continued to grow by offering our customers good service and excellent value. We

North Country Garage
Member since 10 March 2016
Cornwall

North Country Garage is an independent family run business based in Redruth, Cornwall. Our professional service and renowned expertise makes us the number one choice i

Mayne Garage Services Ltd
Member since 11 November 2020
Redruth

Maynes Garage has been a local family owned garage for over 80 years specialising in Vauxhall vehicles and servicing all makes of cars and light vans. We employ highly

Glimmer of hope
Member since 08 June 2016
Camborne

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Peninsula Motor Company
Member since 03 January 2012
Redruth

"Peninsula Motor Company are a family owned independent garage, located in Redruth, Cornwall. We pride ourselves on offering all of our customers a range of quality autom

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Starter Motor Repair in Camborne
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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