Starter Motor Repair in Derby

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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 Derby (170 found)
RAC Mobile Mechanic - We Come to You. Servicing on your drive or at work - Derby/Notts
28 Job Completed
Derby
3.0 / 5

The RAC offers complete peace of mind for 12 million drivers. We’re best known for our breakdown service, and now - our new RAC Mobile Mechanics are here to make everyday

Greenfields Recovery
35 Jobs Completed
Derby
4.5 / 5

We are a family run business with full workshop facilities and 24 hour recovery service. All aspects of vehicle repairs, services, brake repairs , tyres and small jobs w

KAM Servicing - Heanor
483 Jobs Completed
Heanor
4.8 / 5

Kam Servicing, trading for approx 30 years, recognised by both the RAC and the AA for warranty repairs.We are a local, family run business with complete dealer facilities

CTS Wheels and Tyres Derby - Team Protyre
121 Jobs Completed
Mansfield Road
5.0 / 5

Protyre has a history going back over 50 years in the tyre industry and at Derby Protyre we pride ourselves on the level of service we provide to our customers. All our

Formula One Autocentres - Derby
276 Jobs Completed
Derby
4.4 / 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

KAM Servicing - Derby
1317 Jobs Completed
Derby
4.4 / 5

Kam Servicing, trading for approx 30 years, recognised by both the RAC and the AA for warranty repairs.We are a local, family run business with complete dealer facilities

Britannia Tyres - Derby
13 Jobs Completed
Derby
5.0 / 5

Britannia Tyres are your local tyre provider situated on Siddals Road, Derby. All our tyres are supplied and fitted by experts and we can offer same day fitting. We stock

Mr Tyre Ltd - Derby (Normanton Rd)
363 Jobs Completed
Derby
4.8 / 5

Mr Tyre Ltd was established in 1971 at Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham in the West Midlands with one store. We now operate a total of 34 strategically placed fitting centres

DC Tyres and Autocentre
85 Jobs Completed
Derby
5.0 / 5

DC Tyres and Autocentre is a well-established family run business operating in the Castle Donington, Derby area with many years’ experience in the motor trade. We offer

Formula One Autocentres - Long Eaton
105 Jobs Completed
Long Eaton
3.8 / 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

BTS Auto Care
10 Job Completed
Derby
5.0 / 5

KAM Servicing - (Tamworth Road) Long Eaton
594 Jobs Completed
Long Eaton
4.7 / 5

Kam Servicing, trading for approx 30 years, recognised by both the RAC and the AA for warranty repairs.We are a local, family run business with complete dealer facilities

Marsh auto repairs
435 Jobs Completed
Nottingham
4.2 / 5

KAM Servicing - Belper
228 Jobs Completed
Belper
4.8 / 5

Kam Servicing, trading for approx 30 years, recognised by both the RAC and the AA for warranty repairs.We are a local, family run business with complete dealer facilities

KAM Servicing - Stapleford
265 Jobs Completed
Stapleford
5.0 / 5

Kam Servicing, trading for approx 30 years, recognised by both the RAC and the AA for warranty repairs.We are a local, family run business with complete dealer facilities

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Starter Motor Repair in Derby
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 Derby bookings

5.00

6 reviews

How much does Starter Motor cost in Derby?

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


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in Derby
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£204.95
Vauxhall£292.63
Peugeot£326.17
Volkswagen£234.83
BMW£406.07

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 06/11/2022 and 04/02/2023.