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Recent Starter Motor Repair Mechanic Reviews in Bedfordshire

137 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Bedfordshire, 28 years of experience

I started work with Ford dealership then moving to various dealers Vauxhall was my favourite. Once I qualified I went to work with the aa really enjoyed that job as it tested my knowledge and skill set. Move...

91 Reviews

Garage in Bedfordshire, 6 years of experience

No job is too big if you have the knowledge about it. I started my career in 2015. Offer mechanical and electrical diagnostics and repair. I mostly specialise in VAG group. As an independent business previou...

48 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 10 years of experience

Refinish Centre is an experienced repairer in Milton Keynes specialising in automotive services, repairs and customisation Refinish Directors who have nearly a decade of experience in the trade, establis...

28 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 20 years of experience

Been in the trade for 20 years, serving happy customers. Always want to stay on top of my work and make sure the work is done the way it should be. We have a good professional team that works on honesty.

602 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 30 years of experience

I started out in a VW franchise dealer in 1997 undertaking my apprenticeship. Having spent 4 years there I moved onto a more senior role at another VW franchise dealership where I spent another 3 years. Foll...

119 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 23 years of experience

In total I have over 20 years of experience. The last 11 years I have worked for Ford Service Centre where I have also carried cars and vans repairs.

136 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Bedfordshire, 10 years of experience

Hi I’m Michal. I've been doing cars for about 10 years specifically for Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Technician last 2.5 years. Had lots of training in recent VW group technology so that’...

706 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Bedfordshire, 10 years of experience

Having previously worked for one of the U.K largest used car dealership I gained valuable experience working with all makes and models for 6 years. I then moved on to work for a Jaguar Land Rover main deal...

90 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 12 years of experience

I've been in the trade for 12 years and in that time i have worked at main dealers carrying out Diagnostic work as well as repairs of all sorts by following the main dealer expectations. I have also had expe...

417 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 20 years of experience

I began my mechanical career with Peugeot/Citroen where I completed my full apprenticeship and spent 4 years there. I moved to work with Renault for around 3 years before moving to VW/Audi for 4 years. I rel...

IAN, HICHIN 8th March 2022

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter • Additional work following previous booking

48 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 8 years of experience

Qualified mobile mechanic with 8 years of experience working on various makes and models of cars. Specialising in VW/Audi brand

12 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 21 years of experience

Hi i'm Tony, Began my 4 year apprenticeship in 2000 and qualified 4 years later from Bristol College. I have worked in both major "road side assistance" service centres before branching out to more classic ...

27 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 7 years of experience

Clutch,diagnostic,brakes,servicing,timing belt and chain,all mechanical jobs,mot’s

32 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 6 years of experience

At speedy spanner ltd I am a mobile mechanic who aim to provide professional service it’s our dedication that differentiates us from other car repair shops. I am continuously training my self to provide t...

23 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 9 years of experience

I began my mechanic career at Marshall's Land Rover in Peterborough and was there for a total of 5 years. Since this I have worked for 3 independent garages and I also had a year out due to illness but I'm n...

Want to learn more about Starter Motor repairs in Bedfordshire?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a starter motor replacement in Bedfordshire involve?

Depending on the vehicle and the circumstances, the mechanic will carry out some or all the following

  • Mechanic will inspect the starter motor terminals and electrics of the ignition system.
  • Mechanic will subject the starter motor to voltage test.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the starter motor.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will start the engine to establish whether the starter motor works correctly.

What are the symptoms of a bad starter on a car?

  • When you turn the key or press the button to start the engine, nothing happens!
  • When you do try to start it, knowing the battery is good, you may hear a single click from the starter motor, which is the solenoid firing, but there is no rotation.
  • Providing the battery is in known to be in good condition, it is the next obvious point of a vehicle failing to turn over.
  • Please do note though, if you hear a rapid clicking, that is more likely to be the battery not having enough power to actually turn the motor, but enough to keep firing the solenoid, in which case it's the battery that is faulty or discharged.
  • When the battery is known to be in good condition but the engine is very laborious when turning over.

How long does it take to replace a starter in Bedfordshire?

On average a starter motor replacement will usually take around 1 hours, but can take anywhere from under 1 to 2.5 hours. The time that the job takes will depend on a range of factors. For example, your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

How do you know if your starter motor is broken?

There are a number of symptoms that will tell you whether the starter motor is broken. The most obvious one being when you turn the key or press the button to start the engine and nothing happens.

Is a bad starter motor an MOT failure?

The starter motor in itself would not mean an MOT failure. However, an MOT tester will need to run the engine for an emissions test so if the vehicle cannot be started this may in turn lead to an MOT failure.

What is the average cost to replace a starter in Bedfordshire?

The average cost to replace a starter is around £225. The exact price will depend on your vehicle and the type of starter fitted. An exact price for your vehicle can be found by entering your postcode and car registration number at the top of the page, and selecting the starter motor repair.

How do you start a car with a bad starter motor?

The method to use to start a car with a bad starter motor will depend on the starter motor's issue. Often the starting issue will be due to a bad or weak battery. In those cases jump starting can help temporarily to get adequate current to the starter motor to help start the vehicle. Push starting could be another option if you have a manual. If the starting issue is due to the starter itself, it will be more tricky to get the car started. In those instances, or if you don't know what the issue is, it is advisable to get help from a professional mechanic to track down the issue and help you start the car.

Can Bedfordshire garages offer home collection and delivery for starter motor repair?

Yes, many garages in Bedfordshire are able to offer collection and delivery for a starter motor repair. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a starter motor repair in Bedfordshire.

Can Bedfordshire mobile mechanics do starter motor repair at my home or office?

Yes, Bedfordshire mobile mechanics can do a starter motor repair at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

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Recent Starter Motor repair quotes in Bedfordshire

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£166.20

Starter motor replacement

Ford Focus
Rushden
£285.14

Starter motor replacement

SEAT Leon
Bedford
£283.14

Starter motor replacement

Kia ceed
Bedford
£335.08

Starter motor replacement

Audi A4
Bedford

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