If you’ve ever had to replace your car’s starter, you know that it can be a pricey affair. Not only are starters expensive to buy, but they can also be expensive to repair or replace. In this blog post, we will explore the cost of replacing starters and provide you with some tips on how to save money on such repairs. From choosing the right starter to performing preventative maintenance, we have everything you need to keep your costs down.
The Cost of a Car Starter
The average cost to replace a car starter is around $120. This price includes the parts and labor needed to get the job done. There are a few factors that can influence how much this cost will be, such as the make and model of your car.
The Different Types of Car starters
There are three different types of car starters: electric, manually operated, and petrol. Each one has its own cost and benefits.
Electric starters are the cheapest to replace and require the least maintenance. However, they can be less reliable in cold weather. Manual starters are the most expensive to replace but can be used in all temperatures. Petrol starters are the most reliable but also the most expensive to repair or replace.
How to Replace a Car Starter
If your car won’t start, there’s a good chance the starter is the problem. Many car starters are simple to replace, and most mechanics can do it in under an hour. The cost of replacing a car starter ranges from around $50 to $150, but the average cost is around $80. Here’s how to do it: Disconnect the battery cables. If you have a remote starter, disconnect the wires from the starter under the hood. If you don’t have a remote starter, remove the screws that hold on the cover over the motor/generator and pull off the cover. On some models, you’ll need to slightly twist or pull out one of two metal pins holding in a bracket on top of the motor/generator. Carefully remove the motor/generator by pressing down on one end and pulling it out of its housing. Locate and remove the old Starter Motor (or equivalent). Install an new Starter Motor by aligning it with its mounting bracket, press down on one end and screw it into place. Reinstall the cover overthe motor/generator, replacing any screws that were removed earlier. reconnect battery cables if present and turn on your vehicle
Replacing your car’s starter is a relatively easy task that most mechanics can complete in less than an hour – costing between $50 and $150 on average. Make sure to check out our related blog article for more helpful tips on how to fix common car problems!
Replacing a car starter can be an expensive affair, depending on the make and model of your car. However, there are some cost-effective ways to go about replacing your starter. If you have a car insurance policy, for example, it might cover part or all of the cost of replacing your starter. Additionally, there are many online retailers that sell starters at discounted rates. Before you embark on any type of shopping expedition, though, it is important to do your research and figure out exactly what you need and what costs associated with replacement will be.