Starter Motor Repair in Newcastle upon Tyne

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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 Newcastle upon Tyne (316 found)
Wilsons Auto Service Centre
764 Jobs Completed
Newcastle upon Tyne
4.7 / 5

Why choose Wilson's? One stop car care shop Competitive prices Quality parts only Dealership service without the dealership prices Professional

Duffys Motors
1995 Jobs Completed
Gateshead
4.9 / 5

Gearbox specialist for 3 years before moving onto work at a number of different dealerships including Kia, Skoda, Audi, Fiat and Alfa. In 2013 I decided to fly solo and s

Pitstop autos
327 Jobs Completed
Throckley
4.5 / 5

Hi Welcome to Pitstop autos we are a well established garage that cover all types of Mechanical, electrical Work and all Body repairs/ Alloy wheel Refurbishments. Si

City Auto Solutions
1258 Jobs Completed
Sunderland
4.3 / 5

If you are looking for a garage that you know you can trust and rely on, look no further! We are a family run business who have been serving the Southwick area since we

One Stop Motoring Services
56 Jobs Completed
Newcastle upon Tyne
4.3 / 5

With years of experience in the motoring industry, we provide both mobile and at garage services. We offer quotes on quality products but are also able to quote on other

RAC Mobile Mechanic - We Come to You. Servicing on your drive or at work - Newcastle
305 Jobs Completed
Newcastle
4.0 / 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

Prestige German Cars - Independent German Car Specialist
192 Jobs Completed
South Shields
4.2 / 5

BMW | Mercedes Benz | MINI | Volkswagen | Audi | Skoda | SEAT | Smart Welcome to Prestige German Cars, established in 2003 and located in the North East of England. Bo

AF Service Centre
849 Jobs Completed
Cramlington
4.9 / 5

Established in 1998, we are an independent garage with an aim to provide a first-class service to our customers both private and business. Delivering our customers with a

Cartech North Shields
486 Jobs Completed
North Shields
4.6 / 5

If you're looking for car servicing and repairs in the north east come to the experts here at Cartech. With over 29 years of experience within the auto trade, you can cou

MIA MV.LTD t/a SURE VEHICLE CENTRE
188 Jobs Completed
Sunderland
5.0 / 5

Tyneside Automotive Ltd
261 Jobs Completed
Newcastle Upon Tyne
3.9 / 5

Tyneside Automotive offer dealer standard servicing and repair at independent pricing. We are an authorised repairer for Saab, an RAC approved garage, a Suzuki approved p

Motor Spot Limted
6 Job Completed
Newcastle upon Tyne
5.0 / 5

Motor Spot is a one stop shop for vehicles in Newcastle upon Tyne. We specialize in vehicle repairs & brand new tyres. Our experienced staff is genuine and reliable g

BRUNSWICK MOT & SERVICE CENTRE
133 Jobs Completed
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
4.6 / 5

We are a small family ran garage newly opened on brunswick industial estate, we pride our self on excellent customer service and getting your car booked in as soon as pos

GC Autos LTD
604 Jobs Completed
Gateshead
4.7 / 5

We are a family run garage located in Gateshead, on Saltmeadows Road. Established in 2009, we have a wealth of knowledge in all makes and models but also specialise in Mi

Martin Brothers Motor Company
607 Jobs Completed
Jarrow
4.4 / 5

We are the largest independent car dealership, vehicle mot and repair centre in our county. We pride our selves on our customer care, service, satisfaction and have been

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Starter Motor Repair in Newcastle upon Tyne
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 Newcastle upon Tyne bookings

4.91

11 reviews

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