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There’s no worse feeling than turning the key to your car and it not starting. A common reason for this is needing a starter replacement. Having to replace your starter can feel stressful. Take some stress off by having the expert mechanics at Brown’s Quality Automotive of Vancouver, Washington take over and get you running again.
What causes my starter to go bad
Generally starters go bad with age and millage. There are a few other factors that can cause a starter to go bad, such as internal corrosion and rust, a broken gear, a melted terminal and many other possibilities. Because so many factors can be involved, it’s best to bring your car to a trusted mechanic who specializes in such repairs.
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How do I know my starter is going bad and I’ll need a starter replacement
Your car may give you signs it might need a starter replacement soon. Some things to look out for are if your engine turns over slowly, you have to try a few times to get the car turn on or if there’s clicking when you turn your car on. The most obvious sign you need a new starter replaced and installed if the car refuses to start all together. If your battery is good, it’s likely you’ll need a starter replacement. The mechanics at Brown’s Quality Automotive of Vancouver, WA can help you determine if it’s time to replace the starter in your car.
How often should I replace my starter
Having your starter replaced and installed is only done as needed. Unlike an oil change or tune up, your starter will only need work done once it goes out. If you’re concerned your starter might not be working properly stop by Brown’s Quality Automotive to have it tested.