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What Are the Signs of a Failing Starter?

What Are the Signs of a Failing Starter?

Car starters are powerful electric motors that start your engine when you turn the key to start your car. Starters feature a motor with an attached solenoid. The solenoid's job is to transfer power from the battery and ensure it gets to the starter motor. Additionally, it drives the starter gear forward. Starters do deteriorate or fail over time. However, they display several apparent warning signs before they stop working, and mechanics may ask you about when you take your car into an auto repair shop.   Signs of a Failing Starter Your starter will often exemplify one or more of the following signs before it actually fails. The more understanding you have of the problem, the easier it'll be to draw from these observations when the mechanic asks you about the car issue. Here are the top signs of a failing starter: Slow Cranking Car Starts Intermittently Interior Lights Dim When You Attempt to Start Car Grinding Noises Engine Whines  Starter Continues to Run ... read more

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