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(319) 478-8022 | 1788 Hwy 63, Traer, IA 50675 | Hours: Mon-Fri:7-5, Sat:7-12
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Wendt Tire and Service provides Starter Replacement services to Traer, IA, Toledo, IA, Gladbrook, IA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Wendt Tire and 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 Wendt Tire and 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 Traer, IA, Toledo, IA, Gladbrook, IA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Gladbrook IA | Toledo IA | Traer IA | and surrounding areas

About Wendt Tire and Service

Wendt Tire and Service is an active member of the Traer community, often involved with supporting our area's local sports teams and participating as a proud member of our Chamber of Commerce. As the leading tire and auto repair shop in Traer, Wendt Tire and Service delivers automotive repairs, service, rims, and tires for your car, truck or SUV with a promise of quality. With decades of experience in the automotive industry, we focus on delivering great service when you need tires, wheels or auto repair in Traer IA, Gladbrook IA, or Toledo IA. See us for oil changes, brake repairs, new tires from top brands like Cooper and Goodyear, wheels, alignments, and other automotive services. We proudly serve the greater Traer, IA region and we welcome customers from Gladbrook, Toledo, and other surrounding areas. 

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1788 Hwy 63
Traer, IA 50675
Phone: (319) 478-8022
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