If your experiencing trouble when you start your car, there may be a fault with your starter motor. The starter motor plays an extremely important role in the running of your vehicle, as it is needed to start the engine. A Starter motor is a high-powered electric DC motor, which uses a high current that is draws from the battery. The Terminals, battery cables, and batteries must be regularly maintained due to the high current draw, otherwise starter motor failure can occur.
Wikipedia description of a starter motor
A starter (also self starter, self, cranking motor, or starter motor) is a device used to rotate (crank) an internal-combustion engine so as to initiate the engine’s operation under its own power. … In the case of very large engines, the starter can even be another internal-combustion engine.
Internal-combustion engines are feedback systems, which, once started, rely on the inertia from each cycle to initiate the next cycle. In a four-stroke engine, the third stroke releases energy from the fuel, powering the fourth (exhaust) stroke and also the first two (intake, compression) strokes of the next cycle, as well as powering the engine’s external load. To start the first cycle at the beginning of any particular session, the first two strokes must be powered in some other way than from the engine itself. The starter motor is used for this purpose and is not required once the engine starts running and its feedback loop becomes self-sustaining.
At Lance Auto’s we offer the following services:
- Air conditioning: Re gas
- ABS Anti-lock braking system
- Battery Checks
- Car Alarms
- Central Locking
- Electrical Wiring
- Engine Check Lights
- Gift Vouchers
- Log Book Sevicing
- Mechanical Services
- Power Window Repairs
- Reversing systems and cameras
- Safety Restraint Systems – Air Bags and Seat Belts
- Tyre Repairs and Maintenance
If we haven’t displayed the service you are looking for in the list above, please contact us to ask if it’s available. We like to assist our customers in all auto motive repairs. We value our customers vehicles and take pride in our work. Being an auto electrician in Cannington we see a range of automobiles from manufacturers all around the world, old and new, high performance and modifications, commercial and more.
Have a look at our Facebook Page to see a range of vehicle being worked on in the workshop.
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