Starter Motor Repair in Longridge

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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 Longridge (8 found)
Bowker Ribble Valley
214 Jobs Completed
Osbaldeston
3.4 / 5

Here at Bowker Ribble Valley we aspire to deliver hassle free service and repairs to all makes and models of vehicle across the Ribble Valley and surrounding areas. Wi

Wellhams Automotive Services Limited
24 Jobs Completed
Preston
5.0 / 5

We are a small family run, fully mobile mechanical business offering complete free repairs and services and take pride in what we do and in doing so we have excellent rev

Bee Mill Garage
1 Job Completed
Ribchester Preston
5.0 / 5

"Been in buisness 40 years.over 1300 customers on database from 1 car to fleets,"

Amari Super Cars & Service Amari
Member since 23 October 2021
PRESTON

"Supercar Servicing Specialist Vehicle Servicing Amari Supercars provide expert servicing and repairs to your luxury vehicle. Whether you require a service or a total en

Balderstone Workshops
Member since 23 October 2021
Blackburn

Balderstone Workshops

Ribbleton Service Station
Member since 23 October 2021
Preston

Ribbleton Service Station is situated in Preston, Lancashire. It is both a used car centre and an approved MOT workshop. We offer a full range of diagnostic, repair and s

BROWNS OF GRIMSARGH LTD
Member since 23 October 2021
Preston

With over 40 years experience in the motor trade, we at Browns of Grimsargh have built our success around sound business skills, professional service and traditional fami

Starter Motor Repair in Longridge
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 Longridge?

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


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in Longridge
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£212.99
Peugeot£182.10

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 25/07/2021 and 23/10/2021.

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