Mechanics

STARTER NOISE

1999 Mercury Cougar

Noises problem
1999 Mercury Cougar 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 95547 miles

Over the past 4 weeks I have heard grinding noises when engaging the key to start my car. I recently had the starter motor replaced. Yesterday I heard the noise againg. I asked the repair station if they knew what it could be. They don't have any further advise. Although the car does start on the second or third try I'm fearfull I will get stranded when the car doesn't start and something big is about to happen.
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Netnight1
January 2, 2010.




Think there maybe flywheel teeth damage have shop pull starter rotate flywheel inspect teeth

Docfixit
Jan 3, 2010.


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