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Our expert insights into starter motor replacement in Southampton

Our expert insights into starter motor replacement in Southampton

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 Southampton. 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 Southampton. 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 Southampton?

How much does starter motor replacement cost in Southampton?

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A typical starter motor replacement in Southampton costs around £303.80 - £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 Southampton in order to give you an idea of how much the starter motor replacement should cost.

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Kia Stonic

1.6 litres

£370.64 £303.8018%

Seat Malaga

1.6 litres

£369.46 £313.1015%

Audi Rs4

1.6 litres

£367.19 £319.3013%

Toyota Corolla-verso

1.6 litres

£372.59 £313.1016%

Citroen C15

1.6 litres

£377.58 £325.5014%

Citroen Cx

1.6 litres

£369.46 £313.1015%

Suzuki Sx4

1.6 litres

£359.60 £310.0014%

Volkswagen Golf-sv

1.6 litres

£387.50 £310.0020%

Skoda Felicia-pick-up

1.6 litres

£359.07 £306.9015%

Ford Granada

1.6 litres

£392.74 £319.3019%

Toyota Corolla-verso

1.6 litres

£372.59 £313.1016%

Audi Rs4

1.6 litres

£367.19 £319.3013%

Citroen Cx

1.6 litres

£369.46 £313.1015%

Citroen C15

1.6 litres

£377.58 £325.5014%

Volkswagen Golf-sv

1.6 litres

£387.50 £310.0020%
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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 Southampton

ACE AUTOMOTIVE SOUTHERN LTD

Southampton, UK
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27 reviews
ACE AUTOMOTIVE SOUTHERN LTD and their team of qualified mechanics at Southampton, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

L&D STANLEY

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

BADMINSTONS HYTHE LTD

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

BEST AUTOCENTRE EASTLEIGH

Eastleigh, UK
stars-5
13 reviews
BEST AUTOCENTRE EASTLEIGH is located in Eastleigh, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

REL Boarhunt

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

BEST AUTOCENTRE WINCHESTER

Winchester, UK
stars-5
27 reviews
BEST AUTOCENTRE WINCHESTER and their team of qualified mechanics at Winchester, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

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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 Southampton?

Want to learn more about starter motor replacement in Southampton?

Southampton

Southampton is 70 miles south-west of London and 15 miles north-west of Portsmouth. It is the largest city in Hampshire and also in the south-east of England, with an estimated population of 250,000.

Boasting many medieval heritage buildings, Southampton hosts some of the longest surviving stretches of medieval walls in England.

It’s also home to a multitude of museums, including the Tudor House and Southampton Maritime museums. The SeaCity Museum is located in the west wing of the Civic Centre and focuses on the city’s trading history and the famous ocean-going passenger liner, The Titanic.

The Guildhall (currently branded The O2 Guildhall) has played host to a mass of musical talent in its time: Pink Floyd, David Bowie, The Killers, Amy Winehouse and Lostprophets have all played here, as well as the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Southampton Philharmonic Choir.

The most popular cars in Southampton

One of the major players in the growth of the SUV market, the Nissan Qashqai is estimated to be the most popular car in Southampton, according to data provided between 2012 to 2018 by ownership and postcode.

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

Vehicle numbers in Southampton

There are approximately 175,000 licensed vehicles in the Southampton area, with some of the most popular models including the Ford Focus, Vauxhall Corsa and the VW Polo.

Fixter garages in Southampton

There are a total of 14 Fixter garages in the Southampton 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 Southampton area:

  • S01: Bargate, Millbrook & Freemantle, Southampton
  • SO14: Bevois & Bitterne Park, Southampton
  • SO15: Freemantle, Shirley & Redbridge, Southampton
  • SO16: Swaythling & Bassett, Southampton
  • SO17: Portswood, Southampton
  • SO18: Bitterne Park, Southampton

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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