Starter keeps going out

Tiny
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  • 1999 CHEVROLET LUMINA
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 88,000 MILES

1999 chevy lumina owned 5 or 6 years. On it's 3rd starter. Last one put in about 2 weeks ago. What would make it keep going out?

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Thursday, January 27th, 2011 AT 4:55 PM

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Tiny
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Did you try changing starter brands? Battery cables--grounds. Where applicable, the security system may go into theftlock if you remove battery cables. Something to think about. I looked at oem starter for your vehicle, over 400 bucks, wow. You shouldn't have to replace that every year or so, I couldn't afford it, just speaking for myself.

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Thursday, January 27th, 2011 AT 6:27 PM
Tiny
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Never would have thought of the cables for the starter. Good place to start. It is clicking. Will check to make sure a wire is not shorting out. Thanks for the tip, it is much appreciated!

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Friday, January 28th, 2011 AT 5:14 AM
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Let us know what you find.

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Friday, March 4th, 2011 AT 4:13 PM

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