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Our expert insights into starter motor replacement in Brighton

Our expert insights into starter motor replacement in Brighton

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 fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your starter motor replacement in Brighton. See our table below 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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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 fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your starter motor replacement in Brighton. See our table below 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
Terry

Terry, Fixter in-house mechanic expert

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How much does starter motor replacement cost in Brighton?

How much does starter motor replacement cost in Brighton?

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A typical starter motor replacement in Brighton costs around £294.50 - £325.50. Depending on your car brand, model and engine, the price of a starter motor replacement on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We have computed prices for some of the best-selling cars in Brighton in order to give you an idea of how much the starter motor replacement should cost.

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Mercedes 200-230-t

1.6 litres

£403.62 £325.5019%

Mazda 616

1.6 litres

£355.45 £303.8015%

BMW 2-series-coupe

1.6 litres

£368.13 £294.5020%

BMW I8

1.6 litres

£372.87 £300.7019%

Lexus Is

1.6 litres

£351.17 £297.6015%

Audi A6

1.6 litres

£345.22 £297.6014%

Vauxhall Corsa

1.2 litres

£380.83 £325.5015%

Landrover Discovery-sport

1.6 litres

£369.02 £297.6019%

Dacia Logan

1.6 litres

£359.29 £294.5018%

Hyundai Atos-prime

1.6 litres

£379.97 £319.3016%

BMW I8

1.6 litres

£372.87 £300.7019%

Mercedes 200-230-t

1.6 litres

£403.62 £325.5019%

Mazda 616

1.6 litres

£355.45 £303.8015%

Landrover Discovery-sport

1.6 litres

£369.02 £297.6019%

Hyundai Atos-prime

1.6 litres

£379.97 £319.3016%
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* The cost of your starter motor replacement depends on your car make and model and may vary depending on your location.

Our trusted and certified garages in Brighton

HiQ Tyres & Autocare Truro

Truro, UK
stars-4.5
25 reviews
HiQ Truro specialise in MOT testing and welding repairs, whilst also stocking leading tyre brands such as Goodyear, Dunlop, Fulda, Sava, Michelin, Pir...

West Midlands Saab Specialists WMSS Ltd

Wood Lane, UK
stars-4
22 reviews
We are located in Wood Lane, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

Emporium Motors

Chatham, UK
stars-4
18 reviews
Emporium Motors is located in Chatham, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

M&N VEHICLE SERVICES

Peterborough, UK
stars-4
11 reviews
It's important to regularly service any car and we are fully-equipped and qualified to look after yours. Our trained technicians use state of the art ...

BAR MOT CENTRE

Blackpool, UK
stars-4
20 reviews
BAR MOT CENTRE and their team of qualified mechanics at Blackpool, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

QUEEN ADELAIDE GARAGE

Ely, UK
stars-4
19 reviews
For MOT testing, servicing and vehicle repairs, all under one roof. Our experienced team of mechanics are trained to provide a professional, high qual...

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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.

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Want to learn more about starter motor replacement in Brighton?

Want to learn more about starter motor replacement in Brighton?

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. When you press the ignition to start the vehicle a charge is taken from the battery and used to start the engine.

How often should you replace your starter motor?

Your starter motor is working every time to use the ignition to start the vehicle. This can be even more depending on if you have start-stop technology in your car and the configuration of that system. This is because coolant constantly cycles through to prevent overheating, which means you need to be careful with the signs of a malfunctioning radiator as it is an essential part of your cooling system. This being said, a damaged or leaking car radiator should be replaced immediately.

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.

What are the symptoms of a malfunctioning starter motor?

Usually, there a few signs you can look for: 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. When trying to start the car you hear a buzzing noise, which indicates not enough electricity is getting to the starter motor.

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