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Family Owned and Operated Serving The Pella Area For Over 25 Years.
109 E. Oskaloosa Street • Pella, IA 50219 • (641) 628-1072

Midtown Tire Co. provides Starter Replacement services to Pella, IA, Knoxville, IA, Oskaloosa, IA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Starter Replacement Services at Midtown Tire Co.

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 Midtown Tire Co.?

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 Pella, IA, Knoxville, IA, Oskaloosa, IA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Knoxville IA | Oskaloosa IA | Pella IA | and surrounding areas

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About Midtown Tire Co.

Midtown Tire Co. is a pillar of the Pella, IA community. Midtown Tire Co. is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located in and around the Pella, Iowa area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. Midtown Tire Co. employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires. Custom wheels are available at Midtown Tire Co. Special wheels and rims compliment any tire or customer vehicle. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brake repairs, and wheel alignments are readily available at competitive prices. We also offer farm services. Take this opportunity to browse Midtown Tire Co. website or call us for personalized service.

Contact Us

Phone: (641) 628-1072

Address: 109 E. Oskaloosa Street
Pella, IA 50219

Hours of Operatiopn:
Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday: Closed


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