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17151 Beach Blvd | Huntington Beach CA 92647
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Elite Auto Care provides Starter Replacement services to Huntington Beach, CA, Costa Mesa, CA, Fountain Valley, CA, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Elite Auto Care

The starter is a motor that, when supplied with electricity from a vehicle’s battery, will engage the flywheel ring gear and crank the engine. When a driver turns the key to start the engine, the battery sends a small supply of electricity to the starter solenoid. In turn, the solenoid powers the motor which sends a gear to mesh with the ring gear on a vehicle’s flywheel. Depending on the vehicle, the starter may be a direct drive (DD), planetary gear (PLGR), permanent magnet gear reduction (PMGR), permanent magnet direct drive (PMDD), or offset gear reduction (OSGR). In a DD starter, components are attached in a line and run off the armature. A PLGR starter has a shaft that the armature uses and is good at increasing torque. A PMGR starter is similar to a PLGR starter except the PMGR starter uses permanent magnets instead of field coils. Similarly, PMDD starters are akin to DD starters except PMDDs use permanent magnets instead of field coils. Finally, OSGR starters do not run directly off the armature. No matter the type, each starter ultimately plays an essential role in powering a vehicle.

Why Should You Have Starter Replacement Services Performed at Elite Auto Care?

In addition to an inoperable engine, there are other factors that indicate a replacement is needed. If your starter is making a clicking sound that lasts momentarily or the crank is operating slowly, you may need to change your vehicle’s starter. We can look over your starter and review whether or not it is the culprit of current vehicular troubles. If you are unfamiliar with the type of starter your vehicle uses, we will help you find the right one for your vehicle make and model. Our goal is to get your vehicle running again.

We proudly service the Starter Replacement needs of customers in Huntington Beach, CA, Costa Mesa, CA, Fountain Valley, CA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Costa Mesa CA | Fountain Valley CA | Huntington Beach CA | and surrounding areas

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Elite Auto Care

Looking for auto repairs in Huntington Beach, CA? Tires in Costa Mesa, CA? Wheel alignments or routine maintenance in Fountain Valley, CA? You've come to the right place. At Elite Auto Care, located in Huntington Beach, CA, we're here to serve your needs as a comprehensive auto care and service center. In addition to our auto repair services, we also offer preventive automotive maintenance like oil changes, mileage service, and replacement wiper blades to keep your vehicle in top condition. We also offer roadside assistance and towing when you need auto repairs in Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, or the surrounding region. 

Looking for great deals on tires? Let Elite Auto Care get you a new set of tires from top tire brands at a great value. Use our tire fitment guide when you shop for tires to find the perfect set for your vehicle. 

Visit us at our location at 17151 Beach Blvd Huntington Beach, CA, book your appointment online, or call (714) 596-5500 to schedule an appointment for tires, automotive repair, or service.

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