Toyota Car Starter Replacement – Lubbock

Toyota starter repair service Lubbock

Toyota Won’t Start But Your Lights Still Go On?

If your car or truck won’t start but your lights still go on, then perhaps your car needs a starter replacement. If you’re near the Lubbock area, call us for help.


Car or Truck Won’t Turn Over But Has Power?

When handling car starter problems, it generally takes a standard engine diagnosis. From battery to starter to ignition, there are numerous components in the ignition system, so finding the right issue is absolutely crucial.


What is a Car Engine Starter?

“A car starter is a powerful electric motor that cranks your engine in order to start your car. The starting system consists of the motor itself, and the attached solenoid. The solenoid is what takes battery power and delivers it to the starter motor. It also pushes the starter gear forward, allowing it to mesh with the gear teeth of the engine’s flywheel. A high current is needed to start your car, so your battery has to have enough “juice” to enable the car starting system to work properly. Most of the time, when a car won’t start and the battery is fully charged, the starter motor is to blame. Starters do wear out.” *

Source: YourMechanic.com

(*Quoted content is for informational purposes and does not represent an endorsement of quoted source.)


Toyota Engine Starter Issues – Frequently Asked Questions

Comprehending the specific points about car starter repair and problems is not for everyone. Nevertheless, here are some of the most frequently asked questions we get when a car or truck engine won’t start but the lights still come on.


What’s the Price For a Car Starter Repair?

As vehicle starter systems often vary from engine to engine, there is no price we can quote for each model, and certainly not for every service center. When do you call, however, be sure to have the vehicle make, model, year, and trim level handy. Even then, it will require a diagnostic to provide a cost estimate.


What Does a Broken Starter Sound Like?

A bad car starter will make a variety of sounds. These often range from overly loud clicking noises to high-pitched screeching, or unwelcome grinding noises to intermittent whirring. Even when the battery is strong, you may still turn the key and hear no sound at all. This is normally because of the multiple components that make up the starter system.


How to Tell if Your Toyota Starter is Bad?

When checking to see if your Toyota vehicle starter is needs repair, every mechanic, factory-trained or not, should always begin by testing the battery. Typically speaking, batteries need to be replaced far more often than your car’s engine starter needs to be repaired. This is easily done with a battery tester or a load tester. If it’s working properly, it’s still always possible that the issue is the battery connections, relay fuse, computer, theft immobilizer, or neutral safety switch. As always, your best source is your area Toyota service center. Short of removing the faulty starter, a diagnostic most often involves a process of elimination.


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