Starter Motor Repair in Penistone

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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 Penistone (10 found)
JSB Automotive Ltd
Member since 28 October 2021
Sheffield

JSB Automotive Ltd

JK's Recovery &a Mechanical Services
Member since 28 October 2021
Thurlestone

Hello, here at JK's we do everything and anything to pretty much any vehicle, we go out of our way to show and explain to the customer what's actually wrong and needed to

J.B.Burkinshaw & Sons
Member since 28 October 2021
Sheffield

We are an established business.....

a v motors
Member since 28 October 2021
Huddersfield

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Sovereign Garage Ltd
Member since 28 October 2021
Huddersfield

"Sovereign Garage Ltd is a small and caring family car company, who offer a comprehensive buying and owning package from purchase, to service. Based in Huddersfield, West

Nick Ryden Motor Engineers (Ltd)
Member since 28 October 2021
Huddersfield

"Based in the heart of Skelmanthorpe (Huddersfield) - Nick Ryden (Motor Engineers) offers a range of mechanical services to ensure your car stays on the road in excellent

Jayray vehicle solution ltd.
Member since 28 October 2021
Huddersfield

Our technicians have over 150 years experience working on all vehicle types, including cars, light commercials and H.G.V.'s. We are committed to offering honest and accu

Flouch Transport Co. LTD
Member since 28 October 2021
Sheffield

We are an established business in the heart of Penistone........

Leighton Cars Service Centre
Member since 28 October 2021
Sheffield

"At Leighton Cars Ltd we have a fully equipped modern garage that can cater for any need you may have, whether that be just a simple change of tyres or a full engine rebu

Pennine Garage
Member since 28 October 2021
Huddersfield

We look forward to receiving your enquiries

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Starter Motor Repair in Penistone
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 Penistone?

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


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in Penistone
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£247.54
Ford£171.76
Mercedes£285.37

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

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