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Westlink Auto Service provides Starter Replacement services to Wichita, KS, Goddard, KS, Maize, KS, and other surrounding areas.

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The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Westlink 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 Westlink 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 Wichita, KS, Goddard, KS, Maize, KS, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Wichita, KS | Goddard, KS | Maize, KS | and surrounding areas

1455 N. Maize Rd., Wichita, KS 67212
(316) 722-9350

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Westlink Auto Service

Westlink Auto Service is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repairs and maintenance for customers located in and around the Wichita, KS. Westlink Auto Service employs a well-trained staff of experienced mechanics that specialize in the sale and installation of tires as well as an array of auto services. We carry the name brands you know and love like MICHELIN®, BFGoodrich®, and Uniroyal® tires, all at competitive prices! We also have custom wheels available that will compliment your tires and your vehicle. We service allmakes & modles, but BMW repairs are our specialty. We provide complete auto repair services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles along with fast and friendly tire service. Take this opportunity to browse the Westlink Auto Service website and then give us a call for your next auto service.

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Phone: (316) 722-9350
Fax: (316) 721-7673
Address: 1455 N. Maize Rd.
Wichita, KS 67212

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