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(480) 984-3101
24 Hour Towing - (480) 986-5556
7602 E. Main Street | Mesa, AZ 85207
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Apache Sands Service Center provides Starter Replacement services to Mesa, AZ, Apache Junction, AZ, Gilbert, AZ, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Apache Sands Service Center

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 Apache Sands Service Center?

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 Mesa, AZ, Apache Junction, AZ, Gilbert, AZ, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Mesa, AZ | Apache Junction, AZ | Gilbert, AZ | and surrounding areas

Tire Brands in Mesa AZ, Apache Junction AZ, and Gilbert AZ at Apache Sands Service Center

Apache Sands Service Center

Apache Sands Service Center has been providing high-quality automotive services in the East Valley since 1956. Our focus has always been on the needs of the customer. Since our start as a gas station and a repair shop, we have grown into a six acre automotive complex. Our Service Department is staffed with ASE-Certified Mechanics that can take care of any automotive repair or maintenance. We can provide automotive services for cars, light trucks, and recreational vehicles. Apache Sands has one of the largest tow truck fleets in the East Valley capable of any towing. We have a 24-hour a day dispatch to take care of towing anytime of the day or night, everyday of the year. RV Dump available. 

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Phone: (480) 984-3101
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Address: 7602 E. Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85207

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