9550 Chamberlayne Road • Mechanicsville, VA 23116 • (804) 746-5367
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Atlee Auto Service provides Starter Replacement services to Mechanicsville, VA, Richmond, VA, Glen Allen, VA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Atlee Auto Service

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 Atlee Auto Service?

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 Mechanicsville, VA, Richmond, VA, Glen Allen, VA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Glen Allen VA | Mechanicsville VA | Richmond VA | and surrounding areas

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Atlee Auto Service is a pillar of the Mechanicsville, VA community. Atlee Auto Service is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located in and around the Mechanicsville, Virginia area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. Atlee Auto Service employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires. We carry JASPER engines & transmissions. Our staff includes a a dedicated European mechanic and a transmission specialist. We stand by our ongoing dedication to BMW, Volvo and VW owners. Custom wheels are available at Atlee Auto Service. Special wheels and rims compliment any tire or customer vehicle. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices. We carry Interstate Batteries. Take this opportunity to browse Atlee Auto Service website or call us for personalized service.

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Address: 9550 Chamberlayne Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116

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