Starter Motor Repair in Great Dunmow

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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 Great Dunmow (9 found)
Tyremart GT Dunmow -Team Protyre
189 Jobs Completed
Broadgroves
5.0 / 5

Tyremart Great Dunmow opened in 1984 on the Oak Industrial Estate opposite Ongar Motorcycles. The centre with its distinctive yellow and red colours has grown over the ye

MGP Motor Vehicle Engineers LTD
11 Jobs Completed
Dunmow
4.0 / 5

Mobile mechanic based near the Stansted airport, we service and repair all makes and models of all ages, over 20 years of experience, fully insured and committed to offer

Dunmow Motor Services
15 Jobs Completed
Great Dunmow
5.0 / 5

"We are a family run business and have been running for over 12 years. Our location is within 20 minutes of Stansted airport as well as Chelmsford, Braintree and Bishops

GM AUTOMOTIVE
Member since 29 January 2023
Dunmow

Mobile Mechanic based and cover whole of Essex. Hertfordshire and North London Been in the Automotive trade for 12 years. Carry out Servicing and repairs on a daily bas

Mototechnic
Member since 29 January 2023
Great Dunmow

Mototechnic

S & A Autos ltd
Member since 29 January 2023
Dunmow

Friendly garage offering servicing, mots and repairs on all ages and makes and models of all vehicles, honest and will always give a competitive price Based in lt had

Great Dunmow - Tyre Mart
Member since 29 January 2023
Great Dunmow

"Protyre-áhas a history going back over 50 years in the tyre industry and Great Dunmow - Tyre Mart pride ourselves on the level of service Great Dunmow - Tyre Mart provid

Starter Motor Repair in Great Dunmow
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 Great Dunmow?

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


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in Great Dunmow
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£208.99

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 31/10/2022 and 29/01/2023.

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