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Car is Not Starting Only Spinning Sounds When the Key is Turn On

Car is not starting. Only spinning sounds occur coming from engine when trying to start. If the car wont start and only spinning sound is heard when cranking the engine this indicates that the car starter drive is slipping. The starter drive is a part inside the starter that is when slipping can caused the car not to start.

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Possible cause of spinning sounds during starting

Bad starter drive

How to fix spinning sound occurrence

With this kind of problem the only option you have is to replace the starter drive. If the car is still under warranty, have it towed from the garage to the authorized dealership and have it replaced by the dealership.

However, if it is already beyond warranty, the cost of the repair for this kind of problem will be too much. To save cost bring the car to a reputable auto repair shop and ask the mechanic to have the starter be replaced with a rebuilt one since it is nearly as good as a new one with a much cheaper price, or you may want the replacement to do it yourself but you need a repair manual for the car model you have. Just follow step by step procedure indicated in the manual.