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How much does starter motor replacement cost?

How much does starter motor replacement cost?

A typical starter motor replacement cost in the UK ranges between £127 - £312. The average cost is usually around £219 including parts and labour. Depending on your model and where you live, the price can be higher or lower. See the exact price for your car.

Price estimates last updated a month ago

Car make
and model
Average
dealer price
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Price estimate
Average
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Volkswagen Polo
£210£147 - £180£46
Jaguar XJ6
£312£255 - £312£28
Kia Soul
£311£231 - £283£54
Toyota Aygo
£181£137 - £167£29
Volkswagen Golf IV
£216£154 - £189£45
Vauxhall Insignia-A
£342£239 - £292£77
Peugeot Boxer II
£159£127 - £156£17
Fiat Multipla
£276£194 - £237£60
Mitsubishi Colt
£252£204 - £250£25
Suzuki Cappuccino
£297£238 - £291£32
Volkswagen Polo
£210£147 - £180£46
Jaguar XJ6
£312£255 - £312£28
Kia Soul
£311£231 - £283£54
Toyota Aygo
£181£137 - £167£29
Volkswagen Golf IV
£216£154 - £189£45

Our expert insights into starter motor replacement

Our expert insights into starter motor replacement

What does a starter motor do?

The starter motor is the component responsible for turning over or ‘cranking’ the engine to start the car. Without a functioning starter motor, it’s not possible to start a car by using the ignition alone. The starter motor is a key component of a smooth running vehicle.

What are the symptoms of a malfunctioning starter motor?

Below is the top 3 symptoms that could indicate you need to replace your starter motor: If the 'Check Engine' warning light is on. When trying to start the car you hear a ‘clicking noise’. When trying to start the car you hear a grinding or whirring noise this may signify issues with your starter motor.

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How much does it cost to repair a starter motor?

Save up to 30% on your starter motor replacement. See our table above to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we do a starter motor replacement on your car?

Our certified mechanics will: Inspect the starter motor and the parts around it for any potential issues. Perform a diagnostic test on the starter motor system. Replace the starter motor (if necessary) Advise you if any other parts need to be replaced as well.


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Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, hey Fixter, how often should you replace your Starter Motor?
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What does a starter motor do?

The starter motor is the component responsible for turning over or ‘cranking’ the engine to start the car. Without a functioning starter motor, it’s not possible to start a car by using the ignition alone. The starter motor is a key component of a smooth running vehicle.

What are the symptoms of a malfunctioning starter motor?

Below is the top 3 symptoms that could indicate you need to replace your starter motor: If the 'Check Engine' warning light is on. When trying to start the car you hear a ‘clicking noise’. When trying to start the car you hear a grinding or whirring noise this may signify issues with your starter motor.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to repair a starter motor?

Save up to 30% on your starter motor replacement. See our table above to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we do a starter motor replacement on your car?

Our certified mechanics will: Inspect the starter motor and the parts around it for any potential issues. Perform a diagnostic test on the starter motor system. Replace the starter motor (if necessary) Advise you if any other parts need to be replaced as well.


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Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, hey Fixter, how often should you replace your Starter Motor?
Daniel
Nav

Nav, Fixter in-house mechanic expert

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Collection and delivery — anywhere

Our trusted and certified garages

Millennium Garages

Millennium Garages

London, UK
stars-4
29 reviews
Millennium Garages is based in Southwark, London offering numerous car repair services using state of the art equipment and fully trained staff with o...
Holocene Motor Group

Holocene Motor Group

London, UK
stars-4.5
16 reviews
Holocene Motor Group take care of your car. Located in Camden Road London, we provide a complete vehicle care package including routine servicing, MOT...
Blenheim Transport Ltd

Blenheim Transport Ltd

London, UK
stars-4
12 reviews
Blenheim Motor’s are a Servicing & Repairs Workshop, Recovery and Class 1, 2 & 4 MOT Testing Station with the 15 years of experience. We have fully eq...
Mow Motors Ltd

Mow Motors Ltd

London, UK
stars-4
19 reviews
Mow Motors Ltd and their team of qualified mechanics at London, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
A1 Holloway Rental Ltd.

A1 Holloway Rental Ltd.

London, UK
stars-4.5
25 reviews
A1 Holloway Rental Ltd. and their team of qualified mechanics at London, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
Dundalk Motors

Dundalk Motors

London, UK
stars-4.5
25 reviews
Dundalk Motors London is an established MOT centre and car repairs garage with over twenty-eight years of experience. Based in Brockley we’re in a bus...

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    Excellent service, friendly & helpful. I was ill on the day I had arranged collection from work & there was no hassle rearranging for another day (even though the guy was on his way to collect 🙈) Would highly recommend!

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    Fantastic service and communication. No stress or worry. Would HIGHLY recommend. Used a similar service before with another company and was really disappointed. Thank you FIXTER!

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    Excellent, friendly service. Cheap too! Would definitely recommend

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    Very efficient and economical. Driver delivering was exceptional

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    Really easy process!

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Your starter motor replacement is in safe hands with our top-rated mechanics

We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

Your starter motor replacement is in safe hands with our top-rated mechanics

mechanic

We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

Want to learn more about starter motor replacement?

Want to learn more about starter motor replacement?

We cover all makes and models — anywhere in the UK

We cover all makes and models — anywhere in the UK

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