4015 Ayers Street • Corpus Christi, TX 78415 • (361) 852-7311 // Monday-Friday: 8am-6pm • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Loa’s Tire & Auto Service provides Starter Replacement services to Corpus Christi, TX, Rockport, TX, Ingleside, TX, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Loa’s Tire & Auto Service

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 Loa’s Tire & Auto Service?

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 Corpus Christi, TX, Rockport, TX, Ingleside, TX, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Corpus Christi TX | Ingleside TX | Rockport TX | and surrounding areas

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Loa’s Tire & Auto Service

Loa’s Tire & Auto Service is a family owned and operated tire and automotive repair shop in Corpus Christi, Texas with over 43 years of experience in the industry. We offer a wide array of services including tire rotation, sales on new and used tires, computer balancing, and more in tire services. Plus our highly trained and certified technicians offer great automotive services including routine oil and fluid changes, tune-ups, computer diagnostics, brake check and replacement, wheel alignments and more. Here at Loa’s Tire & Auto Service we take great care of your car, truck, van or SUV and help you get back on the road quickly. We understand that your vehicle is not just a mode of transportation…it is also an investment that needs proper care. Don’t settle for second best…come into Loa’s Tire & Auto Service for the best service in Corpus Christi, Texas!

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Phone: (361) 852-7311
Fax: (361) 852-7032
Address: 4015 Ayers Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78415

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