Mechanics

EXCESSIVE WEAR ON STARTERS

1993 Honda Accord • 247,000 miles

My accord seems to be going through ALOT of starters its been replace 6 times this will be 7. Something is causing excesive wear on the bendex the metal looks worn down I was told that I probly need a new flexplate when we took the starter off and looked throuh the hole there are no teeth missing it does not make any odd noise when its trying to start and when I replace the starter it works fine for a while but it seems to be getin more frequent(getting a new starter) but there are a few teeth on the flexplate that look like the metal is a lil worn down too is there anything else that could be causing this problem or am I looking at replacing the flexplate
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Vsasser
March 4, 2012.



It sounds like either the flexplate is worn or you need to shim the starter.