Starter Motor Repair in London

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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 London (1,975 found)
kevs auto services
602 Jobs Completed
raynes park
4.7 / 5

repairs to most make and models inc cam belts, clutches servicing diagnostics brakes mot, we take all major debit cards

Automotive Components Specialist Ltd
2300 Jobs Completed
Cheshunt
4.9 / 5

Welcome to our organisation, our aim is to provide solutions for all your motoring needs with the aim to reduce your cost of ownership of your motor vehicle. We speciali

Mobile Mechanic Apollo Car Services
1687 Jobs Completed
London
4.5 / 5

Mobile Mechanic Apollo Car Services

ALL IN 1 MOTORS
985 Jobs Completed
Wexham, Slough
4.7 / 5

From servicing and repairs to body works and tyres we are a one stop shop for all. We also specialise in alloy wheel refurbishment, may it be diamond cut or standard pai

Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
3953 Jobs Completed
Barnet
4.8 / 5

Services provided: -- Can build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements -- Able to Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. an

CPS Automotive Ltd.
495 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

4 Fab Wheels
1254 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

4 Fab Wheels is a newly formed company based in the heart of Wembley. We own a very large garage which includes a tyre bay, an in-house car wash and valet bay and a bodys

Ade Auto Repairs
3343 Jobs Completed
London
4.5 / 5

Welcome to Ade Auto Repairs. We understand that in society today people depend a lot on their vehicles, and if they breakdown, you want the repair and maintenance of you

DALE MOBILE MECHANIC
10 Jobs Completed
bromley
3.0 / 5

Dale Mobile Mechanic is a full-service Mechanic. We offer a wide variety of services to keep your vehicle running smoothly. We guarantee that our highly trained experts w

Wise wheels
2 Job Completed
Catford
5.0 / 5

Auto 24
386 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

We are a group of skill full and highly qualified technicians based in West London and we have been running a successful mechanic & mobile repair business. We hav

Marks Motors | Mobile Mechanic
344 Jobs Completed
Bushey
5.0 / 5

Marks Motors | Mobile Mechanic A friendly, independent Mobile Motor Mechanic. We come to you, your home or place of work. I have many years of extensive experienc

LEVOFIX LTD
504 Jobs Completed
London
4.9 / 5

I am a specialist car mechanic with a wide range of experience. I have been a mechanic for 17 years and have experience working on all car types. I love my job and enjoy

Car Technic
465 Jobs Completed
Tottenham
5.0 / 5

Car Technic offers car repairs in Tottenham and further-a-field, such as Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington, Walthamstow, Finsbury Park and Wood Green. We carry all the lates

SMS Motors
1801 Jobs Completed
Horton
4.6 / 5

SMS Autocare is dedicated to quality and value for money with the services we provide. We can offer full diagnostic testing, MOT and Service, mechanical repairs and much

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Starter Motor Repair in London
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 London bookings

4.56

75 reviews

How much does Starter Motor cost in London?

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


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in London
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£276.72
Ford£211.90
Renault£341.42
Vauxhall£238.98
Nissan£275.24
Mercedes£267.93
Citroen£250.88
Toyota£225.57
Peugeot£327.35
Volkswagen£292.21
Audi£607.10

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 04/07/2022 and 02/10/2022.