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Question DetailsAsked on 7/13/2016

Auto repair

Need a starter to be replaced on my car from my home

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Auto Repair is your Search the List category for certain - but other than looking at well-rated and reviewed ones and seeing if their profile indicates mobile repair, no way on Al to tell if they do mobile repairs or not.

You could google for mobile auto mechanics in your area, then cross-check on AL for any listing or reviews. This certainly is the sort of thing that a mobile mechanic should be able to do on most makes of cars, provided he brings substantial jack and stands to get it up off the ground far enough.

You could also check with NAPA or AutoZone or Schuck's or similar auto parts stores and see if they know of any mobile mechanics in your area.

Course - on thing that might increase your cost doing it this way rather than having it towed to a shop (which might or might not do the tow for free for this sized job) is you really do not probably (unless mechanic background and you have already tested it) know if it is a starter switch, starter relay, wiring or wiring connection, or starter motor failure - or any of several other possible more unlikely problems, including a dying or not recharging battery. So, if you tell him you want your starter motor replaced he will do it - but might or might not fix the problem and you might end up paying a lot more than if you got it towed to a shop with the test tools there to determine what the problem actually is before starting to replace things.

Answered 4 years ago by LCD



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