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Our Mitchell location is the only location that does diesel repair.

Tire Muffler Alignment provides Starter Replacement services to Rapid City, SD, Sioux Falls, SD, Mitchell, SD, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Tire Muffler Alignment

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 Tire Muffler Alignment?

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 Rapid City, SD, Sioux Falls, SD, Mitchell, SD, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Mitchell SD | Pierre SD | Rapid City SD | Sioux Falls SD | Yankton SD | and surrounding areas

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About TMA

TMA is the place to go for your family's vehicle needs. TMA is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located across South Dakota. Our goal is to focus on customer service and make sure you understand what needs to be done to get you back on the road safely. TMA employs well-trained technicians specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires, as well as ATV and trailer tires. Create the perfect custom wheel and tire for your vehicle. TMA offers full under-car services, such as oil changes, brake repairs, wheel alignments, custom exhaust and routine maintenance at competitive prices. Take this opportunity to browse the TMA website or contact us for personalized service.

TMA provides quality automotive products and services to customers in Rapid City, SD, Sioux Falls, SD, Mitchell, SD, Yankton, SD, Pierre, SD, and surrounding areas. TMA are the leading sellers for tire brands Kuhmo and GT Radial and offers some great discounts on them. TMA also offers services in Tires, Auto Repairs and Wheels. Give TMA a call to schedule an appointment today!