Starter Motor Repair in Paisley

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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 Paisley (123 found)
DWMotorworks
232 Jobs Completed
Hillington
4.3 / 5

Mobile mechanics based in Hillington Glasgow We are Ford specialists but take on all makes and models

M J D Automotive Mobile Mechanics
382 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
5.0 / 5

Offering a mobile service, here at MJD Automotive our aim is to provide you with a fast, efficient & reliable service. When your vehicle fails MJD Automotive prevails

AR Auto Repairs
129 Jobs Completed
Clydebank
5.0 / 5

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Drivers Autocentre Firpark
2279 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.7 / 5

SCOTLAND'S GARAGE OF THE YEAR 2017/2018/2019 Drivers Autocentre we aim to provide the best value for money service and experience when you entrust us with your vehicle.

TSF Autos Mobile Mechanics
77 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
5.0 / 5

We are a small close knit team ready to service or repair your vehicle. We specialise in BMW and Audi as well as the VAG group (VW, Audi, Seat and Skoda), however we are

Hampden Auto Car and Van Repair
279 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.3 / 5

Has your car failed its MOT? Don't pay crazy money call Hampden Auto and we can give you competitive prices over the phone that no one can beat. Our exceptionally skilled

Kerr Tech Motor Engineers LTD
1028 Jobs Completed
Rutherglen
5.0 / 5

Our established family run business offers automotive services at great rates. Our roles include MOT's, servicing, electrical work, brakes steering and suspenison, tyres,

Pak Motors Glasgow Ltd.
666 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.3 / 5

Pak Motors Glasgow Ltd , Scotland - South West PAK Motors has been operating since 2014. We are a local business for the local people and we care. The garage offers a 5

Sinkys Automotive
234 Jobs Completed
Paisley
4.8 / 5

Here at Sinkys we offer a fully mobile service coming to you providing a fast, reliable and honest service. Everything from repairs to servicing, covering Glasgow and sur

AVS Auto Solutions
350 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.7 / 5

AVS is a newly established family run garage in the glasgow area ... we offer competitively priced service and repair on all makes and models of vehicles. We cater for al

GMC Car and Commercial Repairs
435 Jobs Completed
Paisley
4.6 / 5

GMC Car and Commercial Repairs is a local independent garage based in Paisley that has over 20 years experience in providing repairs, servicing and maintenance on all mak

CAM AUTOS
14 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
5.0 / 5

We are members of the Bosch Car Service Network which is a national network of independent garages. Our objective is to provide you with a friendly and professional servi

Drivers Autocentre - Maryhill Road
722 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.7 / 5

SCOTLAND'S GARAGE OF THE YEAR 2017/2018/2019 Drivers Autocentre we aim to provide the best value for money service and experience when you entrust us with your vehicle.

Arifs Autofix
56 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
3.8 / 5

ARIF'S AUTOFIX ARIF'S AUTOFIX MOT Centre located at Glasgow (G4 0LP) TelThis is a class 4, 7, MOT Centre. Its VTS Number is VContact them on

UHO Limited
41 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
2.5 / 5

UHO LTD T/A GLASGOW MOTORS has been operating since 2014 owned by Usman Baig. I also hire 2 other mechanics who are very experienced in the trade. The workshop offers 3 R

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Starter Motor Repair in Paisley
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 Paisley bookings

5.00

4 reviews

How much does Starter Motor cost in Paisley?

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


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in Paisley
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Renault£175.83
Ford£176.82
Nissan£195.42
Vauxhall£212.31

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 23/07/2021 and 21/10/2021.