Starter Motors

Where Do I Find Starter Motors Near Me?

When you’re looking to solve a problem with your car, one of the first places to look is the starter motor. Without a functional starter motor, it’s impossible to get your vehicle running as there is nothing to set your engine in motion. Read on to find out more about finding a starter motor, exactly why they are so important, and how to make sure that you’re getting a great deal.

What does a starter motor do?

Put simply, a starter motor is an electric motor used to power your engine when you switch on the ignition. Without initial impetus to get your engine cranking, the process of pumping and igniting fuel is impossible, and your car won’t be able to get out of the garage or off the drive at all.

This has become less of an issue in recent years since keyless ignition became more widespread, as automatic systems work in tandem to get the starter motor going rather than relying on unpredictable human inputs. However, even starter motors in automated vehicles aren’t entirely reliable and at some point require replacement.

Where do I find starter motors near me?

Starter MotorsFinding a starter motor near you is a much simpler prospect than you might anticipate. The vast majority of motor garages stock starter motors for most vehicles on the road, and in the event that there is no spare parts present, the garage is able to order them in for later installation. If you need a new starter motor, visiting a car mechanic in Wollongong is key. This is a fiddly process and is difficult for most amateurs to complete. Asking a garage to carry out the replacement for you is a much safer way forwards for both yourself and other road users.

How do I know my starter motor needs replacing?

The most obvious symptom that your starter motor needs to be replaced is a completely non-functional engine. If there is no response at all when turning your ignition key, your starter motor has failed and needs to be replaced in order to get the car up and running again. There are some less obvious symptoms of a failing starter motor, however, including an engine that takes time to get going and unreliably cuts out at start-up. If you experience either of these issues, look to replace your starter motor before the problem becomes more serious.

Talk to the Wollongong Mechanical team

If you’re interested in learning more about starter motors, get in touch with the Woolongong Mechanical team today. We are experts in mechanical repair and part replacement, offering comprehensive help and advice to all of our customers.

Contact us at (02) 4228 7949 if you want a fast quote or visit us at if you want to learn more. We service Figtree, Shoalhaven Heads, Mount Pleasant, Wollongong, Greenwell Point, Kiama, Corrimal, Warilla, Albion Park Rail, Worrigee and the surrounding areas.