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Our expert insights into starter motor replacement in Leeds

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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.

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How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your starter motor replacement in Leeds. 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?

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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 Leeds. 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 Leeds?

How much does starter motor replacement cost in Leeds?

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A typical starter motor replacement in Leeds costs around £297.60 - £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 Leeds in order to give you an idea of how much the starter motor replacement should cost.

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Mazda 1800

1.6 litres

£397.11 £325.5018%

Jeep Grand-cherokee

1.6 litres

£366.79 £316.2014%

Mercedes C-class

1.6 litres

£393.33 £322.4018%

Volkswagen Golf-vii-alltrack

1.6 litres

£371.35 £306.9017%

Honda Legend-coupe

1.6 litres

£362.14 £306.9015%

Landrover Range-rover-velar

1.6 litres

£375.88 £300.7020%

Volvo 242

1.6 litres

£379.97 £319.3016%

BMW X4

2 litres

£355.45 £303.8015%

Mitsubishi Starion

1.6 litres

£379.44 £316.2017%

Honda Logo

1.6 litres

£348.19 £297.6015%

Honda Logo

1.6 litres

£348.19 £297.6015%

Volvo 242

1.6 litres

£379.97 £319.3016%

Mazda 1800

1.6 litres

£397.11 £325.5018%

BMW X4

2 litres

£355.45 £303.8015%

Mitsubishi Starion

1.6 litres

£379.44 £316.2017%
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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 Leeds

AutoPFect (Leeds) LTD

LEEDS, UK
stars-4.5
28 reviews
AutoPFect (Leeds) LTD is located in LEEDS, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

BRIGGATE GARAGE

Leeds, UK
stars-4
10 reviews
BRIGGATE GARAGE and their team of qualified mechanics at Leeds, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

THE AUTO CENTRE

Dewsbury, UK
stars-4.5
29 reviews
We are located in Dewsbury, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

Crown Garage

Bradford, UK
stars-5
21 reviews
Crown Garage is located in Bradford, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

HOWARTHS GARAGE

Mirfield, UK
stars-5
29 reviews
We are located in Mirfield, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

HARE BROTHERS (HALIFAX)

Halifax, UK
stars-5
10 reviews
HARE BROTHERS (HALIFAX) is located in Halifax, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

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    Fantastic service. Car failed MOT and i was contacted about everything that needed doing and how much it would cost. Very reasonable quote and was emailed a breakdown of all the work being done. Car was all fixed and dropped off the next day amd they even dropped it off at my work place.

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    The service was great ! Really easy to book my car in and their communication/customer service was far better than anything else I have used, will definitely be using their service again !

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    I was nervous giving them my car keys but it was picked up and dropped off the same day. There is no damage to the car from the service and the service book is filled in.

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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 👨‍🔧

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Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

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Want to learn more about starter motor replacement in Leeds?

Want to learn more about starter motor replacement in Leeds?

Leeds

Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire with an estimated population of 785,000.

Leeds has become the largest legal and financial centre outside London. Its financial and insurance industries are worth £13billion to the city’s economy alone. It is also the UK’s 3rd largest manufacturing centre employing around 39k employees and adding over £7billion to the economy.

Home to Leeds Rhinos rugby league team, Yorkshire Carnegie rugby union team, Headingly and Yorkshire County Cricket Club, perhaps the most famous of Leeds’ sporting champions is Leeds United FC. Formed in 1919, and situated at the Elland Road Stadium, they have won The FA Cup, The League Cup and were runners-up in the European Cup and the European Cup Winners Cup to boot.

The most popular cars in Leeds

With Leeds location sitting in the heart of the West Riding, the VW Golf is an ideal family car and city commute vehicle; it is estimated to be the most popular car in Leeds, according to data provided between 2012 to 2018 by ownership and postcode.

Close on its heels—and in order of popularity—are the Mercedes A-Class, Ford Fiesta, VW Tiguan and the Nissan Qashqai.

Vehicle numbers in Leeds

There are approximately 314,000 licensed vehicles in the Leeds area, with some of the most popular models including the Ford Focus, the Mini and the VW Polo.

Fixter garages in Leeds

There are a total of 19 Fixter garages in the Leeds area, all ready and waiting to provide you with a fantastic quote for your car service, MOT and a wide range of vehicle repairs.

Fixter garages service the following postcodes and more, in and around the Leeds area:

  • LS1: City Centre, Leeds
  • LS2: Woodhouse, Leeds
  • LS3 & LS4: Burley & Kirkstall, Leeds
  • LS5: Hawksworth, Leeds
  • LS6: Headingly, Hyde Park, Beckett Park & Meanwood, Leeds
  • LS7: Chapel Allerton, Beck Hill Lovell Park & Potternewton, Leeds

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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