Starter Motor Repair in Ringwood

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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 Ringwood (12 found)
Bathwick Tyres Ferndown - Team Protyre
38 Jobs Completed
West Moors
4.8 / 5

Bathwick Tyres Ferndown - Team Protyre, joined the Protyre network in 2018 and have an extensive range of tyres, batteries, alloy wheels and exhausts. We fit car, van and

Sopley Garage
123 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
4.9 / 5

Sopley Garage is a well established business located in Sopley on the main road between Christchurch and Ringwood. We cover all areas of mechanical car repairs, car servi

Autocare 365 Ringwood
159 Jobs Completed
ringwood
4.9 / 5

Autocare 365 now has a new branch near ringwood a friendly garage that really does care about looking after your car we cater for most services including servicing, cambe

Keystone (PC) Ltd
Member since 23 October 2021
Ringwood

"Keystone, a family-run business established in 1947, offers a fast and friendly, personal, professional service. Whilst specialising in high performance sports and pres

Automotive Vehicle Service Ltd
Member since 23 October 2021
Verwood

"Andy Cox welcomes you to their family business at Automotive Vehicle Services Ltd ,Verwood's complete motoring centre. Our premises consists of two units. Two for genera

DLH CARS AND COMMERCIALS
Member since 23 October 2021
Wimborne

WE ARE A FAMILY RUN BUSINESS AND HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED OVER 40 YEARS. WE ARE LOCATED IN WIMBORNE WOOLSBRIDGE IND EST. OUR AIM IS TO SATISFY EVERY CUSTOMER AND GIVE THEM

HDM Autos
Member since 23 October 2021
Ringwood

HDM Autos Ltd is a long established car repair garage, servicing all makes of cars and light commercial vehicles, MOT class 4 and 7, free local collection and delivery. O

Millsteam Motor Company
Member since 23 October 2021
Ringwood

"Millstream is a family run business, established in 1987. We pride ourselves on providing our customers with an honest and reliable service, taking time to ensure that w

Verwood MOT Centre Ltd
Member since 23 October 2021
Verwood

"Verwood MOT Centre is an independent garage and MOT station that has been established for over 15 years. We MOT cars, vans, light commercial vehicles and minibuses. (Cl

LPA
Member since 23 October 2021
Verwood

We Are A Small Liquid Wrapping Business Using Genuine Plastidip To Provide Customers With A Cost Effective Exterior Coating.

Triton Motor Services Ltd
Member since 23 October 2021
Christchurch

"Triton Motor Services was founded by Jon Trite in the early 1990's. In 1999, the company moved to its existing premises next to Bournemouth International Airport. Using

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Starter Motor Repair in Ringwood
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 Ringwood?

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


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in Ringwood
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£205.88

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