Phoenix, AZ is hard on most if not all vehicle systems – problems with car starters – or more properly engine starting system - may be caused by poor maintenance, or just wear and tear. Even with decent maintenance, the different system components get a lot of wear during their service life and are bound to start having problems eventually. Problems may show up as a no-crank or slow-cranking condition, caused by a worn-out component, a bad electrical connection, or an undercharged or failed battery. A problem in the car starting system can catch you unprepared, and leave you stranded with a huge repair bill. Repairs to this portion of the vehicle are often neglected either because the issue is intermittent, or most assume the problem lies elsewhere.
For many drivers, their car starting system is at the top of the list when it comes to reliability. In order to make your vehicle as reliable as possible, it is important to make sure that your car starter system remains healthy. There several components that need to be assessed when addressing engine starter repair. They include:
Battery – Your vehicle requires a substantial jolt of electricity to get the engine going. If there are problems with the car battery itself or there are issues with some of the wiring, then your vehicle will have difficulty getting started.
Starter – Every time your vehicle is started, there is a significant amount of strain placed upon the starter itself. In most situations, it is only necessary to for the starter to turn for a few revolutions before the engine begins running on gasoline. Starters do generate a significant amount of heat, so it is important to keep them in good condition to stop them from doing damage to other systems.
Wiring harness – Electrical problems can arise in the wiring harness. These kinds of problems can take a little bit more attention to resolve because they sometimes require more serious troubleshooting to determine their source.
If your vehicle begins showing signs of difficulty when starting the engine, it is always better to have it taken care of sooner rather than later. Ultimately, all of the repairs that go into keeping a car healthy mean very little if it’s impossible to start the engine.
Dayes Automotive is a full service repair paint and body shop. We believe in dependable car repair at affordable prices. If you think you have a problem with your car’s engine starter and would like a free quote, we invite you to call us at 602-682-7217 today.