Starter Motor Repair in Chessington

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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 Chessington (485 found)
SL motor's
21 Jobs Completed
Croydon
5.0 / 5

Mobile Mercedes Mechanic
162 Jobs Completed
London
4.9 / 5

Paul has been in the trade for 25+ years specialising in Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Joining WhoCanFixMyCar.com in 2015 Working mobile he tours the entire uk from job

K & P Motors PVT Ltd
150 Jobs Completed
Kingston upon Thames
4.8 / 5

We are K&P Motors PVT Ltd. You can find us in Unit 4 Hampden Road KT13LG Kingston upon Thames. If you need fast , good and affordable repair for your vehicle we'r

National Rescue
55 Jobs Completed
Chessington
4.6 / 5

You probably already knew that National Rescue have been recovering customer's vehicles in the local area for over fifty years, but did you also know that our well equipp

Car pro ltd
12 Jobs Completed
richmond, london
3.7 / 5

A big hello from the team at Car Pro, we can look after all your motoring needs in one place. we have over 30 years of experience in our workshop. We cover all vehicle

Anees Autocare Centre
779 Jobs Completed
Hounslow
4.9 / 5

Specialising in Mercedes-Benz , Audi, Vw, toyota we cater for all makes and models of motor vehicles. From minor repairs to major maintenance, we are committed to ensurin

Ape Motors
944 Jobs Completed
Croydon
4.4 / 5

Ape Motors offers a mobile mechanic service which means we can come at a time and place that is convenient for you. We are committed to ensuring our customers are deliver

mza automotive ltd
13 Jobs Completed
redhill
4.0 / 5

Revolutionize your vehicle maintenance experience with our Mobile Mechanic service! We bring automotive expertise to your doorstep, offering on-the-spot repairs, diagnost

CPS Automotive Ltd.
830 Jobs Completed
Byfleet
5.0 / 5

We are a family run business with over 15 years of experience in all vehicle makes and models. We have a good reputation and positive feedback throughout all of our custo

AMC
387 Jobs Completed
croydon
4.7 / 5

Here at AMC, we run an independent Mot Station, Garage and Tyre shop with 7 highly trained mechanics working 6 days a week 9:00 to 6:00 Monday to Saturday to provide a qu

SR Mobile Repairs
142 Jobs Completed
London
4.2 / 5

Welcome to SR Mobile Repairs, we primarily offer a mobile service for all repairs we undertake at a location of your choosing. all work comes with 1 years parts and labou

MMM Auto UK
1448 Jobs Completed
Mitcham
4.5 / 5

We are an independent Vehicle service station situated in Liongate Enterprise Park on Morden Road. Specialist is German and Japanese cars. Along with MOT testing station

Chertsey Service & MOT Centre
1050 Jobs Completed
Chertsey
4.6 / 5

We are a long established member of the RMI and AA approved vehicle repair & MOT Centre situated in the heart of Chertsey, Surrey. Whether it’s a gearbox repair, MOT,

Ross Motors LTD
1454 Jobs Completed
Lambeth
4.6 / 5

Ross Motors provide full garage services, car repairs, dealer level diagnostics, tyres, bodywork and MOT's. We have fully functioning workshops based in Streatham and Cro

KMK Automotive - Leatherhead
1145 Jobs Completed
Leatherhead
4.9 / 5

When you choose KMK Automotive, you’re guaranteed an excellent service from one of the most esteemed companies in Leatherhead We offer a collection and delivery servi

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Starter Motor Repair in Chessington
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 Chessington bookings

4.48

27 reviews

How much does Starter Motor cost in Chessington?

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


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in Chessington
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£299.15
Volkswagen£321.94
Vauxhall£327.11
BMW£315.79
Audi£329.91
Mercedes£303.71
Toyota£316.45
Volvo£478.59
Peugeot£411.49

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 25/02/2024 and 25/05/2024.

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