Servicing Livermore since 1977
Across the street
from the Post Office

167 South Livermore Avenue
Livermore, CA 94550-4649
(925) 447-7281
Mon-Fri: 7:30AM-5:30PM
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Livermore Auto and Tire provides Starter Replacement services to Livermore, CA, Pleasonton, CA, Dublin, CA, and other surrounding areas.
Approx. Time: 60 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Livermore Auto and Tire

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 Livermore Auto and Tire?

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 Livermore, CA, Pleasonton, CA, Dublin, CA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Dublin CA | Livermore CA | Pleasonton CA | and surrounding areas

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Livermore Auto And Tire

Livermore Auto And Tire Livermore Auto and Tire at 167 South Livermore Avenue, Livermore CA 94550-4649, has been serving the automotive needs of the community since 1977 with our location serving Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon and Danville. Top brands: MICHELIN®, BFGoodrich® and Uniroyal®. Tire services: computer spin/balance, flat repair, low-profile tire installation, PAX tires, road force balance, and rotations. Auto repairs: axle/CV joint/driveshaft repair; belts and hoses; brakes; cooling system/radiator; diesel engine systems; differential repair; electrical/electronic systems; starting/charging/batteries; engine diagnostics and performance; 4WD systems; heating/AC; lube/oil change; preventive maintenance; State inspection; steering and suspension; transmission; alignment; TPMS

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Address: 167 South Livermore Avenue
Livermore, CA 94550

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