I replaced the starter after it just spins without engaging the flywheel. New starter does the same

Tiny
BATOMPKI
  • 1994 MERCEDES BENZ C280
  • 209,500 MILES

I replaced the starter after I figured out that I needed a 2' extension and universal joint adapter. My new starter does the same thing as the one that I replaced. It spins without engaging the flywheel.

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Thursday, October 20th, 2011 AT 5:53 PM

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Tiny
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Try shimming it closer to the flexplate by using starter shims

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Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 AT 2:26 PM

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