Can I use a more powerful starter?

Asked by Nov 12, 2017 at 04:43 AM about the 1993 Skoda Favorit

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Guys, my car's original starter just went and I'm
thinking of buying a new one. The old thing had
0.8kw of power, but I can find aftermarket starters
with 1kw and 1.2kw. Will that harm anything on the
car?

1 Answer

261,895

Why not stick to the factory size, at least you can find one. Go with a new one vs a remanufactured unit and you won't have to replace again.

Your Answer

Shortcuts

Skoda Favorit Experts

  • #1
    Michael Stewart
    Reputation
    10
View All

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.