Starter Motor Repair in Dunfermline

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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 Dunfermline (39 found)
DSD Garage Services LTD
116 Jobs Completed
Broxburn
4.8 / 5

Experts in vehicle servicing, repairs and diagnostics on all makes and models. PSA Group (Peugeot/Citroen/Vauxhall) specialists. We believe finding the fault correctly fi

Multifix Garage
367 Jobs Completed
Elgin Street, Dunfermline
4.8 / 5

Here at Multifix our passion is to deliver you with high-quality workmanship at competitive prices. With over 25 years’ experience, we cover all makes and models and a va

Fife Autocentre - Dunfermline
771 Jobs Completed
Dunfermline
4.5 / 5

Fife Autocentre has since 1993, become a household name and is now established as Fife's leading dealer and distributor of tyres, brakes, servicing, mot’s, batteries, exh

PM Accident Repair Specialist Ltd.
14 Jobs Completed
Broxburn
4.5 / 5

PMG AUTO CARE : MOT/SERVICE /REPAIR AND DIAGNOSE /REPAIR ACCIDENT DAMAGE FOR INSURANCE/TRADE AND PUBLIC ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE ASK

D&G Autocare - Inverkeithing
116 Jobs Completed
Inverkeithing
4.8 / 5

Proud to be Central Scotland’s No.1 Autocare centre, D&G Autocare provide our customers with the best deals on MOTs, tyres, exhausts, brakes, servicing, suspensions,

D&G Autocare - Rumblingwell
104 Jobs Completed
Dunfermline
4.6 / 5

Our Rumnblingwell garage is run by manager Gavin. If you need an mot, car service, tyres or a car repair or maybe looking for some advise then pop in or contact Jordan.

D&G Autocare - Pitreavie
111 Jobs Completed
Dunfermline
3.2 / 5

Visit your local D&G Autocare Garage in Pitreavie, Dunfermline, for MOTs, tyres, exhausts, brakes, batteries, servicing, suspensions, clutches and car repairs. Our

Carnegie Autos
20 Jobs Completed
Dunfermline
5.0 / 5

Carnegie Autos fully appreciate how difficult it is for people to find reliable and trustworthy garages where they can service and repair their cars. We are always keen

D&G Autocare – Crossford Garage
6 Job Completed
Crossford,
5.0 / 5

Proud to be Central Scotland’s No.1 autocare centre, D&G Autocare provide our customers with the best deals on MOTs, tyres, exhausts, brakes, servicing, suspensions,

Western Toyota Dunfermline
1 Job Completed
Halbeath
5.0 / 5

West Toyota Dunfermline offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to e

Carriden Garage
Member since 08 February 2023
Linlithglow Road

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Western Toyota Edinburgh West
Member since 08 February 2023
Edinburgh

Western Toyota Edinburgh West offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on han

Farquhar Repairs
Member since 08 February 2023
Kirkcaldy

Fiat and volvo specialist based in Kirkcaldy, no job too big or small.

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Starter Motor Repair in Dunfermline
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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