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  • Faulty Electrical Connections
  • Defective Starter Solenoid
  • Worn Out Mechanical Parts
  • Starter Motor Replacement
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What do starter motor repair services include?

A failing starter motor is a relatively common vehicle problem. It's heavily responsible for starting the internal combustion engine to keep your car moving. Even with the best care and maintenance, it's bound to age and wear out eventually. If you're starting to notice symptoms of system failure, then it's best to seek help from an expert. Airtasker can help you find a professional auto electrician or sparky who specialises in starter motor repair, regardless of how complex the issue is.

Here's what you can expect our taskers to fix:

Faulty Electrical Connections

Since a starter motor requires multiple electrical connections to operate, even a single loosened wire can cause the entire system to fail. Cables are also prone to dirt and corrosion build-up as they're regularly exposed to all sorts of acids and substances inside your engine. All these factors may lead to breakage, but your specialist can repair or replace any loose or broken wiring to ensure that your engine is at its best working condition at all times.

Defective Starter Solenoid

If you hear a weird clicking sound every time you try to start your engine, or if it doesn't start at all, this may be due to a damaged solenoid. In this case, one of the most common causes of a defective solenoid is excessive heating. Once the ignition key has long been left in the starting position, the soldering in the main contacts can melt and end up welded together. Fortunately, this part can be replaced separately without the need to replace the entire starter motor.

Worn Out Mechanical Parts

One faulty starter motor part can already cause a series of problems. Since most of its components are made of metal, coil, and iron, they're at high risk for corrosion which can damage your entire motor system. Some issues can also be attributed to lost gears or springs, and dirty or worn-out motor brushes, armature, commutators, and field coils, among others.

Starter Motor Replacement

If there are more significant problems within your starter motor that makes it nearly inoperable, a replacement may be a more practical choice. Your specialist can assist you with purchasing a new motor system that suits your vehicle and completing a professional starter motor replacement job.

Recent Starter Motor Repair tasks in East Melbourne

Replace starter motor VS commodore

$50

Blackburn North VIC, Australia

10th Aug 2022

Need a starter motor changed over in a commodore VS. Have the parts.

I need starter motor repair

$400

Doncaster East VIC 3109, Australia

12th Mar 2021

Honda Accord V6, 3.5L, 2015, needs a replacement Starter Motor

Vw Kombi Starter Motor

$100

Ashburton VIC, Australia

29th Jun 2020

Need a starter motor on T2 Vw Kombi fixed

Check my starter motor

$30

Kew VIC, Australia

8th May 2020

Hi. I’m in need of someone to have a look at my faulty starter. Thank you. I have a mitsubishi sedan.

I need starter motor replacement in 302 Windsor

$75

Doncaster East VIC 3109, Australia

9th May 2019

Need a starter motor installed and wired (and possibly shimmed) in a 302 Windsor, starter motor supplied

Change starter motor

$5

Templestowe Lower VIC 3107, Australia

13th Jun 2022

My starter motor is faulty. Need someone to order and replace one. My car is 2005 Toyota Corolla hatchback - Due date: Flexible

Changing a Starter Motor on Holden Commodore 2009

$300

Hawthorn VIC, Australia

10th Mar 2021

Hello, I am looking for someone to purchase / change out a starter motor on my Holden Commodore 2009 VE V6 I don’t have the spare part and would need it purchased (i would like to know how much it is before purchasing either Bosch or another brand name)

Car mechanic: insert starter motor

$25

Kew VIC, Australia

16th May 2020

Hi. I have a mitsubishi 380. I have a starter that needs to be screwed in if anyone could help me. It’s already partly screwed in just needs all the screws put in properly and securely. It fits in from under the car, no other parts of the car need to be removed. For anyone who offered yesterday my app wasn’t working and I couldn’t accept any offers. Thank you I’ll advance.

I need starter motor replacement & repair

$400

Camberwell VIC, Australia

1st Sep 2019

Starter motor for 2011 Kia Sportage 2lt FWD petrol model

Starter motor replaced 2005 food falcon

$50

Blackburn South VIC, Australia

12th Oct 2022

Replace starter motor in ford Falcon RTV, take out old fit new - Due date: Flexible

Starter motor replaced

$250

Mont Albert VIC, Australia

7th May 2021

I have a Toyota Rav 4 2006, needs starter motor replaced ? If possible ASAP

I need starter motor replacement & repair

$9,999

Burwood VIC, Australia

30th Jul 2020

Valiant starter motor. Need brushes replaced (already have new brushes).

Car mechanic: Insert my starter motor onto my car

$25

Kew VIC, Australia

15th May 2020

Hi I have a starter that I just want put in my car. The old one has already been removed. I have a mitsubishi 380. Picture attached. Thank you.

I need starter motor replacement & repair

$200

Kew VIC, Australia

28th Jul 2019

Ford focus 2002. Second hand is just fine, just need to work for 2 months. I am uni students and $200 is all I have.