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2600 W State Rd 434 Longwood, FL 32779
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Formula Tire & Auto Care provides Starter Replacement services to Longwood, FL, Altamonte Springs, FL, Wekiva, FL, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Formula Tire & Auto Care

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 Formula Tire & Auto Care?

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 Longwood, FL, Altamonte Springs, FL, Wekiva, FL, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Altamonte Springs FL | Longwood FL | Wekiva FL | and surrounding areas

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Formula Tire & Auto Care

Formula Tire & Auto Care is a leader automotive services, offering name brand tires and wheels at affordable prices and providing quality auto repairs and maintenance for customers in and around the Longwood, FL area. Our customers are important to us, and we work hard to provide the very best customer service. With over 15 years in the automotive industry, our professionals specialize in the sale and installation of tires and custom wheels. We also provide extensive auto repairs and maintenance, such as oil changes, brake repairs, shock and strut replacement, wheel alignments, and transmission fluid flushes to keep your car safe and running at its best. Use the Formula Tire & Auto Care website to shop for tires online and view our automotive services, or call our store for personalized service.

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Phone: (407) 786-1909
Fax: (407) 786-0300
Address: 2600 West State Road 434
Longwood, FL 32779

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