Starter - Remanufactured
Hover over the image to zoom in
Starter - Remanufactured Starter - Remanufactured Starter - Remanufactured
Share this:
Free Starter testing! Most vehicles, most locations. See store for details.

ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured

Part No. P6481S Warranty  

See if this part fits a specific vehicle.

Check Vehicle Fit

This starter has been computer load tested and mechanically and visually inspected. Designed, manufactured and assembled to promote improved long-term reliability.
Back To Top
Adjustable Mounting Block:No
Diameter:73 mm
Direct Drive:No
Gear Reduction:Yes
Horsepower Rating:1.88 hp
Kw Rating:1.4 kw
Manufacturer:DRPG260F1
Mounting Bolt(s) Included:No
Mounting Shims Included:No
Nose Cone Type:Closed
Overall Length:218 mm
Performance:No
Rotation:Clockwise
Solenoid Attached:Yes
Starter Type:Permanent Magnet Planetary Gear Reduction
Tooth Quantity:9
Voltage:12 v

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
ToughOneStarter - Remanufactured
 
4.4

(based on 30 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (15)
  • Easy to use (14)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • High-performance (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small cars (10)
    • Trucks (7)
    • Large cars (5)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Auto enthusiast (3), Casual driver (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Auto enthusiast (9), Casual driver (8), Mechanic (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (23)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Works Great!

    Works well. Probably the easiest to install that I have done in a long time. I normally work with much heavier starters, so this one was refreshing to work with.

    Works well. Probably the easiest to install that I have done in a long time. I normally work with much heavier starters, so this one was refreshing to work with.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Great deal-Easy Install

    Liked buying this product online and I saved money.

    Liked buying this product online and I saved money.

    Reviewed by 30 customers

    Sort by

    Displaying reviews 1-10

    Back to top

    Previous | Next »

     
    5.0

    starter

    By Toddy

    from Kannapolis N.C.

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer
    Level 1

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Van

      Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

      The part was the exact fit.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review(earn points)

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Works Great!

      By One eye

      from Douglasville, GA

      About Me Auto Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer
      Helpful Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Cars

          Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

          Works well. Probably the easiest to install that I have done in a long time. I normally work with much heavier starters, so this one was refreshing to work with.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review(earn points)

          (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Working great so far!

          By Froggy

          from Farmersville,Ohio

          About Me Mechanic

          Verified Buyer
          Level 1

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Large Cars
              • Small Cars

              Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

              Been on for almost 3 months and working fine. Good quality rebuilt starter. Choose this starter because of the limited lifetime warranty over the other 1 year warranty.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review(earn points)

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              good reviews

              By B

              from Miltown,FL

              Helpful Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Small Cars

                  Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                  bout to buy this item, seen all the good reviews. Love buying my auto parts on advanceautoparts.com saves a lot of money with all the discount's they offer.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review(earn points)

                  (6 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Good Starter for a Great Price

                  By RG

                  from Kansas City

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer
                  Helpful Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Small Cars

                    Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                    Good starter easy to install

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review(earn points)

                    (11 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Great deal-Easy Install

                    By Kevin

                    from Lakeland, FL

                    About Me Casual Driver

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 2

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Trucks

                      Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                      Liked buying this product online and I saved money.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      Comment on this review(earn points)

                      (9 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      i would buy this product again

                      By jack

                      from madison, va

                      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer
                      Helpful Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Small Cars

                        Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                        great product

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        Comment on this review(earn points)

                        (12 of 20 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        easy install. looks like new

                        By jon

                        from downers grove, IL

                        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                        • Louder Than Original

                        Best Uses

                        • Small Cars

                        Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                        looks different than in picture. installs the same

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        Comment on this review(earn points)

                        (8 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Does the job

                        By J

                        from Baltimore, MD

                        About Me Casual Driver

                        Verified Buyer
                        Helpful Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • High-Performance

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Small Cars

                          Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                          Easy to use

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          Comment on this review(earn points)

                          (9 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          great product, lifetime warranty

                          By burnin

                          from elizabeth city, nc

                          About Me Auto Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer
                          Helpful Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • High-Performance
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Trucks

                            Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                            nice surprise was a gear reduction starter, which reduced the size of the starter

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            Comment on this review(earn points)

                            Displaying reviews 1-10

                            Back to top

                            Previous | Next »

                            Do you have questions about this product?(earn points for answers!)

                             

                            Ask a question, get answers from real customers and in-house experts. Or contact Customer Care by email or call 1-877-238-2623.

                            8 Questions | 11 Answers
                            Displaying questions 1-8
                            • Q:

                              what type of bolts is use to mount the starter
                              Asked on 11/10/2012 by roger from Davenport,Fl

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                For further assistance regarding Worldwide Starter - Part No. P6481S, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle. This information would help us to assist you in a better way.
                                For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                                Answered on 11/11/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                            • Q:

                              how do i locate and install this product
                              Asked on 6/27/2012 by ernest from rochester ny

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                If you could please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

                                Answered on 6/27/2012 by Steve from AAP
                            • Q:

                              what vehical does this starter go in part # p6481s
                              Asked on 1/21/2012 by tommy from salisbury,md.

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                To help you in a better manner. If you could please include the year, make, model and engine specification of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

                                Answered on 1/22/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                            • Q:

                              What is the warranty on this starter?
                              Asked on 3/7/2011 by Hardy from Brandon, Fl

                              3 answers

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                This warranty is valid for the stated period of time printed on your Invoice and Order Confirmation email provided you were the original purchaser of the part and you still own the vehicle on which it was installed. This warranty cannot be transferred to anyone at any time. Parts installed on commercial use vehicles are warranted for 90 days from the date of purchase.

                                Answered on 3/8/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                This warranty is valid for the stated period of time printed on your Invoice and Order Confirmation email provided you were the original purchaser of the part and you still own the vehicle on which it was installed. This warranty cannot be transferred to anyone at any time. Parts installed on commercial use vehicles are warranted for 90 days from the date of purchase.

                                Answered on 3/8/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                This warranty is valid for the stated period of time printed on your Invoice and Order Confirmation email provided you were the original purchaser of the part and you still own the vehicle on which it was installed. This warranty cannot be transferred to anyone at any time. Parts installed on commercial use vehicles are warranted for 90 days from the date of purchase.

                                Answered on 3/8/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
                            • Q:

                              how do you install it were do the cables go
                              were does the ground go
                              Asked on 9/30/2010 by Anonymous

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                For step by step instructions i recommend that you go to your local Advance Auto Parts store and purchase a repair manual.

                                Answered on 9/30/2010 by Kevin the King of Auto Parts from AAP
                            • Q:

                              I have very similar problems. My car will turn over really slow at first and now not at all. I bought a new top of the line battery from advanced 3 weeks ago. It will not do anything. It doesnt turn over at all anymore, a friend of mine said to hit the starter and try to start it: that did not work either. Any suggestion? Could it be the starter and the alternator? He said the starter would smoke when I tried to start it. Does that mean it is definitley the starter?
                              Asked on 4/24/2010 by stranded from LA

                              2 answers

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                It could be the starter or the alternator. I would recommend taking it in to a reputable mechanics shop to determine the exact cause of why the vehicle is not starting as the issue might not be one of those parts.

                                Answered on 4/28/2010 by Rose from AAP
                              • A:

                                yes it is the starter sometimes the electrical in the starter shorts an it will take more amps to turn it over it can also drain your battery dead this is common.

                                Answered on 2/17/2011 by p swanson from fla.
                            • Q:

                              How do you view Tech Tip # 199? I put this in the search box but did not find it.
                              Thanks,
                              Asked on 10/19/2009 by Anonymous from St Louis, MO

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Tech Tip #199: According to General Motors, some owners have reported weak or discharged batteries; the starter motor may turn over slow, the alternator may not charge, and the malfunction indicator light may be on or come on intermittently.
                                If you have experienced one or more of these problems and basic diagnostics have not determined a cause, or, everything tested good, check the following.
                                The alternator output cable goes to starter "B+" and then to the battery positive. According to General Motors the "B+" stud at the starter may be loose, causing high resistance in the battery positive circuit from the alternator to the battery.
                                Inspect the condition of the starter motor "B+" nut at starter to 106 in. lbs. (12N.m). Recharge and load test battery, replace if needed.

                                Answered on 10/20/2009 by Rob from Advance Auto Parts
                            • Q:

                              I have installed the new starter and now when i turn the key the it wont turn over and the lights and everything go out as if the battery is died. I had the battery tested and it is fine. so what is causing this? is it possibly the wires?
                              Asked on 10/6/2009 by Ace from Wilmington,NC

                              1 answer

                              • A:

                                If the light go out when you turn the key, I suggest you test your battery again. I know you said that you had it tested, but did you test it after you ran it for awhile? It could be the wiring, but what I suggest is to take it to your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and I believe that they can help you figure it out. If you need more info you contact at 1-877-ADVANCE or visit advanceautoparts.com

                                Answered on 10/9/2009 by Rob from Advance Auto Parts
                            Displaying questions 1-8

                            Do you have a question about this product? 

                            Create or view your online garage

                            Check out the specials in our monthly flyer

                             
                             
                            Disclaimer We strive to keep all information accurate and up-to-date; however, product availability, pricing, promotions and store hours are subject to change without notice. Please contact Customer Care if you have any questions or corrections.