(571) 521-0400
101-G Executive Dr. | Sterling, VA 20166
"Monday-Friday: 7:30am - 5:30pm | Saturday: Appointment Only | Sunday: Closed"
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RJ's Auto Service provides Starter Replacement services to Sterling, VA, Ashburn, VA, Leesburg, VA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at RJ's 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 RJ's 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 Sterling, VA, Ashburn, VA, Leesburg, VA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Ashburn VA | Leesburg VA | Sterling VA | and surrounding areas

RJ's Auto Service in Sterling, VA

Does your vehicle need its 30k, 60k, or 90k maintenance? If the answer is yes, call the experts at RJ’s Auto Service. Since 1997, our ASE-certified technicians have been performing the highest-quality auto repairs for customers in Sterling, VA, Ashburn,VA, Leesburg, VA, as well as surrounding areas of Dulles VA, Oak Grove VA, Herndon VA, Potomac Falls VA, and Reston VA in Loudoun County and Fairfax County. We give you a free tire rotation with every oil change, provide you with the TECH-NET 24 month/24,000 mile warranty on most auto repair services, and perform a variety of tire repairs. We even have a large selection of tires for sale from the names you trust. When it’s time for your next auto maintenance, new set of tires, or a needed auto repair, trust the top repair shop in the NoVa area. Schedule your appointment with us today!

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Phone: (571) 521-0400
Fax: (571) 203-0070
Address: 101-G Executive Dr
Sterling, VA 20166
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