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Our expert insights into Lexus starter motor replacement

Our expert insights into Lexus 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 fix my car?

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

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How much does starter motor replacement cost for Lexus?

How much does starter motor replacement cost for Lexus?

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A typical starter motor replacement in the UK costs around £294.50 - £319.30. Depending on your Lexus model and engine, and whether you live in a big city or a small one, 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 the UK in order to give you an idea of how much the starter motor replacement should cost.

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Lexus Ls

1.6 litres

£366.33 £313.1015%

Lexus Nx

1.6 litres

£368.90 £310.0016%

Lexus Gs

1.6 litres

£382.60 £316.2017%

Lexus Rx

1.6 litres

£351.82 £300.7015%

Lexus Sc

1.6 litres

£352.94 £306.9013%

Lexus Is-cabrio

1.6 litres

£379.44 £316.2017%

Lexus Rc

1.6 litres

£392.74 £319.3019%

Lexus Lc

1.6 litres

£341.62 £294.5014%

Lexus Is-f

1.6 litres

£367.60 £303.8017%

Lexus Is

1.6 litres

£371.35 £306.9017%

Lexus Rx

1.6 litres

£351.82 £300.7015%

Lexus Gs

1.6 litres

£382.60 £316.2017%

Lexus Lc

1.6 litres

£341.62 £294.5014%

Lexus Rc

1.6 litres

£392.74 £319.3019%

Lexus Is

1.6 litres

£371.35 £306.9017%
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Want to learn more about Lexus starter motor replacement?

Want to learn more about Lexus 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. 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.

Lexus

Lexus is the luxury division of the Japanese automotive manufacturer Toyota.

The Lexus brand was launched in 1989, is marketed in more than 70 countries worldwide, and has become Japan’s largest-selling make of premium cars.

How popular is Lexus in the United Kingdom?

For such a high-flying global leader, Lexus has a seemingly modest 156k cars on the road in the UK today.

Luxury executive vehicles for the discerning driver

In the UK, the Lexus brand focuses heavily on the NX and RX SUV models, it’s the fastest growing market for family cars after all; but each of the hatchbacks, saloons and coupés in its range come with the same high-level of luxury and sophistication for their £25–£76k price tags.

Lexus design and technology

Lexus was born to present itself as a luxury brand, something Toyota wasn’t in a position to market to their typical customer given their existing brand perception. To achieve a true luxury standard, they have targeted both vehicle development as well as their lavish presentation.

‘Lexus Musts’

Each vehicle has to achieve 500 specific must have standards known as ‘Lexus Musts’, all of which are to attain the high-end presentation and performance of a ‘true’ luxury marque.

Although they might not all be ‘Lexus Musts’ you can expect to find criteria such as leather seat stitching, smart key entry, remote touch control systems, surround sound and reduced cabin noise that utilises acoustic glass, in your Lexus vehicle. And the driving technology is just as impressive: Lexus introduced continuously variable transmissions, regenerative brakes, hybrid and electric fuel options, as well as vehicle stability and integrated dynamic handling management systems.

Lexus’ reliability and reputation

Lexus ranked 2nd place out of 30 car brands in the What Car? Reliability Survey in 2018. Their high standards and typical Japanese reliability set them above every marque except Suzuki, and they only missed out on the top spot by 0.2%.

Recent Lexus recalls and reliability issues

Various recalls have been made on Lexus models throughout their motoring history. The following are a list of the most recent in the UK and Europe.

04/05/2019 – Lexus ES and Lexus UX (2018–2019)

The emergency calling system may not be correctly installed

18/03/2019 – Lexus LS 500h (2017–2018)

Due to an incorrect tyre to the wheel assembly process, the sidewall reinforcement layer may become damaged

23/11/2018 – Lexus SC 430 (2001–2006)

The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may degrade over time due to heat cycles

02/11/2018 – Lexus IS350, Lexus GS450h and Lexus GS350 (2005–2014)

A crack in the fuel pulsation damper may lead to a fuel leak

21/09/2018 – Lexus LC500h (2016–2018)

The vehicles’ electronic control unit has been improperly programmed

04/03/2018 – Lexus RCF (2014–2017)

The pulsation damper in one of the high-pressure fuel pumps could be defective

18/02/2018 – Lexus RX450h and Lexus NX300h (2015)

There could be a fault with the pressure sensors for the airbag system

03/02/2018 – Lexus CT200h (2016–2017)

The tank may develop a leak as a result of defective welding

All recall information sourced from gov.co.uk data.

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