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3100 E. Dorothy Lane • Kettering, OH 45420

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Bellbrook Automotive provides Starter Replacement services to Kettering, OH, Beavercreek, OH, Dayton, OH, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Bellbrook Automotive

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 Bellbrook Automotive?

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 Kettering, OH, Beavercreek, OH, Dayton, OH, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Beavercreek OH | Dayton OH | Kettering OH | and surrounding areas

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Bellbrook Automotive in Kettering, OH

Thank you for visiting Bellbrook Automotive, where we back most auto repair services with a 2 year/24,000 mile warranty, so you can share the same confidence as us when you let our professionals tend to your vehicle. Our ASE-certified technicians proudly provide tire, preventive maintenance, and auto repair services for drivers across  Kettering, OH, Beavercreek, OH, Dayton, OH, and surrounding areas. From new, brand name tires to engine repair and transmission replacement, we're on hand to provide you with accurate, professional automotive services  whenever you need them.

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Address: 3100 E Dorothy Ln
Kettering, OH 45420
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