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Lehigh Tire provides Starter Replacement services to Hazleton, PA, Tamaqua, PA, Sugarloaf, PA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Lehigh 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 Lehigh 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 Hazleton, PA, Tamaqua, PA, Sugarloaf, PA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Hazleton PA | Sugarloaf PA | Tamaqua PA | and surrounding areas

Lehigh Tire in Hazleton, PA

Roll into Lehigh Tire, and roll out as one happy customer. For over 50 years, we've been helping local families and travelers across Hazleton, PA, Tamaqua, PA, Sugarloaf, PA, and surrounding areas with a variety of automotive services. We have fantastic deals on name brand tires from Cooper, Bridgestone, Firestone, and more. In addition to our wide selection of car tires, light truck tires, commercial tires, farm tires, and industrial tires for sale, we provide professional auto repair services. Come in for a PA state inspection, or see us the next time you need a check engine diagnostic. From top to bottom, the team at Lehigh Tire is here for you.

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