Starter Motor Repair in Chatteris

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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 Chatteris (10 found)
GLOVERS GARAGE
1 Job Completed
ELY
4.0 / 5

"Geoff Glover first started at Chettisham Garage in 1959 and over the last 50 years the garage has seen steady growth and change. Chettisham Garage currently provides man

Penguin Motors Ltd
2 Jobs Completed
Ely
5.0 / 5

we are a small independent workshop, we strive to give a quality service at a reasonable price.

City of Ely Motors
Member since 25 October 2021
Ely

"City of Ely Motors Limited has a proud heritage as one of Ely's premier car servicing, recovery, repairs and maintenance companies.Established in 1987 as a partnership b

GP Autocare
Member since 25 October 2021
Somersham, Huntingdon

"We are a small local business based on the outskirts of Somersham, near Cambridge and St-Ives.We have been trading on the Sycamore Industrial Estate since 1991, offering

Anderson Bodyshop
Member since 25 October 2021
Colne

"Anderson bodyshop is a car body repair specialist with state-of-the-art facilities to repair all makes and models of cars. Whether your vehicle has been involved in a cr

LJ AUTOS
Member since 25 October 2021
CHATTERIS

Cheap reliable mechanic

Ely Auto Care Ltd
Member since 25 October 2021
Witchford

We have brand new and top of the range equipment to give our mechanics the tools they need to give your vehicle the very best care. Our head mechanic has over 20 years ex

Ensign Mobile Ltd
Member since 25 October 2021
Manea

We are a mobile company based in the Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Lincolnshire area.

S&G CAR REPAIRS LTD
Member since 25 October 2021
SUTTON

FRIENDLY FAMILY RUN GARAGE ESTABLISHED FOR OVER 30 YEARS FULLY TRAINED TECHNICIANS ALL WORK UNDERTAKEN INCLUDING MOTS.

ALS Autos
Member since 25 October 2021
Ely

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Starter Motor Repair in Chatteris
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 Chatteris?

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


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in Chatteris
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£205.01

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 27/07/2021 and 25/10/2021.

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