3123 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913 (501) 767-1000

Hot Springs Tire & Auto provides Starter Replacement services to Hot Springs, AR, Mountain Pine, AR, Hot Springs Village, AR, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Hot Springs Tire & Auto

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 Hot Springs Tire & Auto?

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 Hot Springs, AR, Mountain Pine, AR, Hot Springs Village, AR, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Hot Springs AR | Hot Springs Village AR | Mountain Pine AR | and surrounding areas

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Hot Springs Tire & Auto

Hot Springs Tire & Auto is a pillar of the Hot Springs AR community. Hot Springs Tire is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located in and around the Hot Springs, Arkansas area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. Hot Springs Tire & Auto employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires. Custom wheels are available at Hot Springs Tire & Auto. Special wheels and rims compliment any tire or customer vehicle. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices. Take this opportunity to browse Hot Springs Tire & Auto website or call us for personalized service.

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Phone: (501) 767-1000
Fax: (501) 767-1632
Address: 3123 Albert Pike Rd.
Hot Springs, AR 71913

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