(718) 729-3500
4115 Northern Blvd
Long Island City, NY 11101
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TM & T Tire provides Starter Replacement services to Long Island City, NY, Queens, NY, Manhattan, NY, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at TM & T Tire

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 TM & T Tire?

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 Long Island City, NY, Queens, NY, Manhattan, NY, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Long Island City NY | Manhattan NY | Queens NY | and surrounding areas

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TM & T Tire in Long Island City, NY

Thank you for visiting TM & T Tire online. We're proud to serve the Long Island City, NY community and surrounding areas like Queens, NY and Manhattan, NY. We have a wide variety of name brand tires for sale and a wide selection of wheels, all at competitive prices. In addition to our tire inventory, we perform small and big auto repair services for our customers. We work with auto glass insurance companies and perform pre-insurance inspections to help drivers get the most out of their claims. Take some time to browse our website now, where you can shop for tires online by size, vehicle, or brand. You can also learn more about our automotive maintenance and repair services. When you're done, reach out to our team for service.

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Phone: (718) 729-3500
Fax: (718) 361-6204
Address: 4115 Northern Blvd
Long Island City, NY 11101
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