Starter Motor Repair in Tring

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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 Tring (36 found)
S.M.T Automotive
91 Jobs Completed
Marsworth
4.9 / 5

I have been working on vehicles for the last 35 years with experience on all makes and models, having carried out my apprenticeship in a BMW main dealer. I then comple

AST Aylesbury Limited
Member since 12 October 2020
Aylesbury

AST Aylesbury Limited

Falcon Autos
23 Jobs Completed
Aylesbury
5.0 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6

Roy Chapman Limited
2 Job Completed
Tring
5.0 / 5

Main dealer quality at local garage prices. Here at Roy Chapman Limited we aim to provide you with an unrivaled experience when servicing your vehicle. Our service

Perrys Peugeot Aston Clinton
4 Jobs Completed
Aylesbury
3.0 / 5

Welcome to Perrys Peugeot Aston Clinton, where the price of servicing is comparable with the prices you pay at a local fast fit. That said, choosing a franchised dealer w

AST Aylesbury
20 Jobs Completed
Aylesbury
4.1 / 5

Hello and welcome to AST in Aylesbury. We are based in central Aylesbury on Park Street Industrial Estate, opposite Aqua Vale swimming centre. We offer MOT's, Servicing,

Drift Limits Performance
Member since 31 July 2018
Hemel Hempstead

Who are we? We’re a collaboration of Drift Limits Motorsport Academy and Pacific Works. With modern practices combined with traditional values we take pride in the servic

C&S Automotive
Member since 24 September 2019
Leighton Buzzard

C&S Automotive was formed in 2019 as a joint ownership between Carl Schneider and Steven Gibbard. We both share the same passion for cars and engineering that dates b

TDC Garage
Member since 10 April 2016
Dunstable

TDC Garage is a family run business who have 15 years experience working on cars from classic to modern, sports cars to family runarounds. Our workshop is based on the

RPM Porsche Specialist
Member since 24 June 2011
Cheddington

"RPM are an established independent Porsche specialist located on the border of Herts, Beds and Bucks. RPM have been maintaining both modern and classic Porsche since 200

RPM Technik
Member since 25 May 2017
Long Marston

Independent Porsche specialist RPM Technik was established in 2001 and has since built a strong reputation for providing high quality, customer-focussed service for owner

S & T Autos
Member since 12 December 2012
Berkhamsted

"A local family run garage offering a friendly, reliable, convenient service at exceptionally competitive prices.We are fully approved by The Motor Industry Code Of Pract

Underwood Auto Services
Member since 10 June 2019
Berkhamstead

Underwood Automotive Services is an independent, family-run mechanical garage based on Northbridge Road in Berkhamsted. With over 30 years’ industry experience and accred

Hardings Accident Repair Centre
Member since 12 December 2012
Hemel Hempstead

"Hardings has been a Renault Dealer serving the people of Bovingdon and surrounding area since 1946. Hardings Accident Repair Centre has been trading in Hemel Hempstead s

Logic Sales & Servicing Ltd
Member since 07 May 2020
Great Missenden

We are independent garage based in Holmer Green near Amersham. We service & repair all makes and models but have extensive knowledge of BMW. Complimentary Video Veh

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Starter Motor Repair in Tring
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 Tring bookings

5.00

1 reviews

How much does Starter Motor cost in Tring?

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


Starter Motor Cost by Car Make in Tring
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£219.21
Ford£232.48
Renault£209.08
BMW£239.65

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 21/07/2021 and 19/10/2021.