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(740) 282-5271   (800) 734-4659
720 N. Court Street, Steubenville, OH 43952

Johnny's Tire & Auto Service provides Starter Replacement services to Steubenville, OH, Wintersville, WV, Weirton, WV, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Johnny'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 Johnny'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 Steubenville, OH, Wintersville, WV, Weirton, WV, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Steubenville OH | Weirton WV | Wintersville WV | and surrounding areas

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Johnny's Tire & Auto Service

Johnny's Tire & Auto Service located at 720 North Court Street Steubenville, OH 43952 provides quality auto repair products and tire services to customers in Steubenville OH, Wintersville OH, Weirton WV, and a short drive from Pittsburg PA. Johnny's Tire & Auto Service is the leading seller of Steubenville OH tires in Steubenville, Ohio for these tire brands MICHELIN® and Goodyear and offer some great discounts on them. Johnny's Tire & Auto Service also offers services in Tires, Steubenville OH Auto Repair, Wheels for the communities of Steubenville, Ohio, Wintersville, Ohio, and Weirton, West Virginia. Give Johnny's Tire & Auto Service a call at (740) 282-5271 or contact us online to schedule an appointment today!

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Phone: (740) 282-5271
Fax: (740) 282-7443
Address: 720 North Court Street
Steubenville, OH 43952

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