Starter Motor Repair in Northwood

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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 Northwood (106 found)
Marvelous Cars
348 Jobs Completed
Watford
4.8 / 5

Here at Marvelous Cars, we strive to provide the best vehicle repair and services to our customers. We are a mobile mechanic that provides on-the-go services wherever and

Marks Motors - Bushey
78 Jobs Completed
Bushey
5.0 / 5

Marks Motors A friendly, independent motor mechanic based in Bushey, Hertfordshire. I have many years of extensive experience in the motor industry and I am fully ins

Brookdene Motors
192 Jobs Completed
Watford
5.0 / 5

Brookdene Motors has been established for over 25 years, offering general repairs and servicing to Watford and the surrounding areas. We are specialist in VW, Audi, Seat,

Ruislip services
278 Jobs Completed
Ruislip
4.5 / 5

Ruislip services is a one stop shop for all your motoring needs. Starting from Tyres, diagnostics, servicing, MOT, Clutch, brakes, exhaust, batteries and many many more.

Northwood Coachworks Limited
17 Jobs Completed
Watford
3.7 / 5

Welcome to Northwood Coachworks! We're a family-run workshop in our 23rd year in business, serving West London, Hertfordshire and the surrounding areas. We specialise in

AVS Ltd.
186 Jobs Completed
Harrow
4.1 / 5

We are a well established local Harrow garage, providing a wide range of garage services including Servicing, MOT's, Bodywork Repairs, Tyres, Brakes and Clutches to name

Top Mechanics Ltd
97 Jobs Completed
Watford
4.4 / 5

Here at Top Mechanics LTD we specialise in working on Fords, Volkswagens, Toyotas, Mercedes’, Audis and BMW’s and whether it’s clutch Replacements, Timing Belt Changes, B

EDS MOT AND SERVICING
8 Jobs Completed
Watford
4.8 / 5

Dear Customer, Here at EDS we undertake all kind of work on any vehicle make and model, from a basic service to engine replacement. We offer a range of services li

Mr Carmax Limited
56 Jobs Completed
Harrow
5.0 / 5

We are a family run car sale and garage based in West Harrow who pride themselves in providing an efficient and great service to all of our customers. We offer all majour

RF CARS & REPAIRS LTD
7 Job Completed
Watford
5.0 / 5

Here at RF Cars & Repairs, We pride ourselves on the positive feedback and return business of our customers. We are a Watford based garage who specialize in vehicle

Tab Automotive
335 Jobs Completed
Harrow
4.9 / 5

Dealing with main dealers and independent car garages can get quite stressful, especially with busy home life and work schedules, so therefore why not choose a knowledgea

Protyre - Bushey
342 Jobs Completed
Bushey
4.3 / 5

Offering vehicle tyres from many manufacturers including Pirelli, Michelin, Bridgestone, GT Radial, Goodyear and Falken with same day fitting available on a selection of

Prestige Autoworks
26 Jobs Completed
UXBRIDGE
4.3 / 5

We are a fresh, sharp and reliable new business on the scene, offering our mobile services strictly for the luxury vehicle market. With huge knowledge and years of experi

Courtwood Car Services
162 Jobs Completed
Uxbridge
4.3 / 5

"Based in Uxbridge and established since 1978, Courtwoods are a family run company with a reputation for being reliable, friendly and professional. We are committed to ex

West Harrow Garage
85 Jobs Completed
Harrow, London
5.0 / 5

West Harrow Garage Ltd is a family run business, established in 1998 with over 30 years hands on experience within the motor industry. With our growing customer base,

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Starter Motor Repair in Northwood
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 Northwood bookings

3.75

4 reviews

How much does Starter Motor cost in Northwood?

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


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in Northwood
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£265.72
Ford£219.47
Vauxhall£194.31
Nissan£255.37
Mercedes£357.13
Volkswagen£233.90
Peugeot£204.67
Audi£208.95
Toyota£196.18
Citroen£241.42

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 30/07/2021 and 28/10/2021.

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