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(425) 454-6986
8401 NE 12th St • Medina, WA 98039
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Medina Chevron provides Starter Replacement services to Medina, WA, Bellevue, WA, Clyde Hill, WA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Medina Chevron

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 Medina Chevron?

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 Medina, WA, Bellevue, WA, Clyde Hill, WA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Bellevue WA | Clyde Hill WA | Medina WA | and surrounding areas

Medina Chevron in Medina, WA

What started as a full-service gas station in 1972 has since grown into Medina's top tire dealer and auto repair shop: Medina Chevron. Built on a strong reputation of honesty and integrity, our family-owned and operated service station prides itself on delivering good service, whether you come to us for the best deal on tires in Medina, or for when you need auto repair close to the nearby communities of Bellevue, Clyde Hill, or other Seattle suburbs. Besides tires and auto repairs, we also perform repairs on boat trailer wheel bearings, wheelbarrow tires, and similar items. Call us today to learn more about our services or to schedule an appointment.

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Phone: (425) 454-6986
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Address: 8401 NE 12th St
Medina, WA 98039
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