202 Pasadena Blvd.
Pasadena, TX 77506
(713) 473-5543

Bass & Meineke Complete Auto Care provides Starter Replacement services to Pasadena, TX, Deer Park, TX, La Porte, TX, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Bass & Meineke Complete 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 Bass & Meineke Complete 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 Pasadena, TX, Deer Park, TX, La Porte, TX, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Deer Park TX | La Porte TX | Pasadena TX | and surrounding areas

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Bass & Meineke Complete Auto Care

Since 1958, Bass and Meineke has provided automotive repair service and auto parts sales from the same location in Pasadena, Texas. With 16 service bays able to accommodate passenger cars and light and heavy duty trucks, Bass and Meineke is your one stop auto shop for service and repair. Our service facility contains state of the art equipment staffed by ASE-Certified mechanics. Here you can have your vehicle inspected, emission tested, or your fleet vehicles maintained in our family owned and operated facility. For business customers, we offer commercial charge accounts. Bass & Meineke Auto Service is dedicated to providing our customers with the most innovative and highest quality service in the industry. We make fleet maintenance simple through advanced technology, detailed reporting, and communication. Our CERTIFIED knowledgeable & well trained staff will be there for all of our customer's service needs. Stop by or contact us today!

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Phone: (713) 473-5543
Fax: (713) 473-1441
Address: 202 Pasadena Blvd.
Pasadena, TX 77506