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Ignition Repair Service

Starter and Ignition Repair Services For Worth County, IA

When your vehicle's starter and ignition system encounter issues, it can be frustrating and disruptive. That's where we come in. At Knudtson Automotive Services, we specialize in top-notch starter and ignition repair services tailored to the needs of Worth County residents.

What We Offer

Electrical Diagnosis
Our comprehensive diagnostic services can identify and address various electrical issues that may affect your vehicle's starting and ignition systems.

Ignition System Service
If you're experiencing problems with your ignition switch, key, or other components, we have the expertise to diagnose and fix the issue, restoring smooth ignition operation.

Starter Repair
Is your vehicle struggling to start, or do you hear a clicking sound when you turn the key? Our experts can diagnose and repair starter motor issues, ensuring your car starts reliably.

Ignition Repair Problems We Can Assist With Include:

  • Key is stuck in the ignition.
  • The key has broken inside the ignition.
  • Damage to the ignition switch.
  • The ignition key won't start.
  • The ignition key won't budge, and the steering wheel remains unlocked.

Call Us Right Away If You Experience Any Of The Following Ignition Issues

  • Your vehicle refuses to start.
  • Dashboard lights start flickering.
  • The key becomes immovable when inserted into the ignition.
  • The starter motor remains silent, failing to engage.
  • Your car unexpectedly stalls while in motion.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is An Ignition Switch?

An ignition switch is a vital component of a vehicle's electrical system. It serves as the interface between the driver and the car's electrical functions, allowing the driver to start the engine, control accessories, and power various electrical components within the vehicle. The ignition switch plays a crucial role in the overall operation and safety of an automobile.

How much does it cost to fix an ignition?

Replacing the ignition switch typically costs between $125 to $275 for the part and labor. However, prices can vary depending on your location and the complexity of the replacement. If the issue is specifically with the ignition cylinder (where the key is inserted), the cost can range from $100 to $225 for parts and labor.

What are signs of ignition problems?

  • Intermittent Starting
  • Unresponsive Electrical Accessories
  • Strange Noises Like Clicking, Grinding, or Buzzing
  • Warning Lights: Such as The "Check Engine" Light
  • Loss of Power

How much does it cost to fix a car starter?

The cost for a starter motor replacement can range from approximately $250 to $600 or more, including parts and labor. High-end or luxury vehicles may have higher costs due to specialized parts. If the issue is with the starter solenoid rather than the entire starter motor, the cost can be lower, ranging from $100 to $250, including parts and labor.

To prevent potential car problems, make sure that you keep up with regular vehicle maintenance or come visit us at one of our locations or call one of our shops!


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Pulled off the freeway the day after Christmas. Got immediate help to fix a tire to get me home. Excellent and friendly staff.

Knudtson Automotive Services

Knudtson Automotive Services - South 616 Central Ave Northwood, IA 50459 641-324-9988
Knudtson Automotive Services - North 8048th St North Northwood, IA 50459 641-324-2652

Ask any car or truck owner in Worth County who they recommend. Chances are they will tell you Knudtson Automotive Services.