Starter Motor Repair in Ruislip

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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 Ruislip (151 found)
Ruislip services
404 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.

ACS Autowerks Limited
32 Job Completed
West Drayton
5.0 / 5

"ACS AUTOWERKS first began in 1991 in West Drayton at a basic but functional workshop site. Many of you reading this may have been to see us at the original site and we t

AM Autos London LTD
474 Jobs Completed
Greenford
4.2 / 5

AM Autos London Ltd is synonymous with providing the care your vehicle deserves. We are known as a full-service auto maintenance and repair garage that has been serving L

Formula One Autocentres - Harrow
659 Jobs Completed
Harrow
3.5 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern pre

Custom Werks
473 Jobs Completed
West Drayton
3.8 / 5

Custom Werks are BMW/Mini Specialists, we also undertake other German cars, with extensive experience of engine rebuilds and all major and minor mechanical repairs as wel

Auto Plaza Ltd
656 Jobs Completed
London
4.9 / 5

Hello and Welcome to Auto Plaza in London at Unit C, 23 Aintree road, UB6 7LA ! Please DO NOT accept the job, until we speak or chat in chat box here ! We are pro

Church Avenue Garage Ltd
197 Jobs Completed
Northolt
3.9 / 5

"We are a well established company that deals with its customers in a friendly and courteous manner. Customer service is our top priority and our level of service is seco

J & A Motors
112 Jobs Completed
Greenford
5.0 / 5

J & A Motors has provided a first class service to motorists in West London since As a garage which is AA Certified, RAC Approved, an RMI member and a Which Trusted

Courtwood Car Services
309 Jobs Completed
Uxbridge
4.5 / 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

RSC Ltd.
52 Jobs Completed
Watford
4.5 / 5

We have on site a fully equipped three ramp workshop. Our work shop philosophy is very old school, we will never carry out any work to your vehicle unless it is needed, a

Motorfix Ltd Greenford
170 Jobs Completed
Greenford
5.0 / 5

We consider ourself to be a one stop shop for all your car and van requirements. Having been established since 2008 and taking great pride in our work, we are members of

Smart Autofix
527 Jobs Completed
Hays
4.8 / 5

Here at Smart Autofix we cover many services but also have a wealth of knowledge in timing belts, timing chains, engine rebuilds, clutch work, head gaskets, and suspensio

AVS Ltd.
218 Jobs Completed
Harrow
4.3 / 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

VJM Motors Ltd
175 Jobs Completed
SOUTHALL
4.5 / 5

Automotive Repair Shop All Brands Welcome All Types Of Work Undertaken Specialising In Engine Chain / Belt Replacements Clutch Repairs @vjmmotors

Vladimir Radicic Mobile Mechanic
300 Jobs Completed
London
4.1 / 5

Welcome, I am Vladimir Radicic a Mobile Mechanic. I travel within a 20 mile radius to my customers vehicles to help them with a range of mechanical needs. I am friendly a

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Starter Motor Repair in Ruislip
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 Ruislip bookings

4.29

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How much does Starter Motor cost in Ruislip?

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


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in Ruislip
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£253.42
Ford£242.54
Volkswagen£255.36
Mercedes£285.58
Nissan£275.30
Toyota£249.53
BMW£273.82
Audi£279.19
Citroen£217.59
MINI£347.96
Peugeot£210.60
Renault£280.11

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 31/10/2022 and 29/01/2023.