2005 STARTER WHIRS

  • Tiny
  • pastor2
  • 2005 Mercury Sable
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 101,500 miles

I have a 2005 Merc. Sable with 3.0 24 Valve DO
HC eng.
Repalced starter 1 yr ago. Ever since starter whirs sometimes instead of starting car. Turning key several times finaly connects and starts car. Do I need adjustment or new starter?

Sunday, August 14th, 2011 AT 11:14 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Sounds like the starter overrunning clutch is slipping -double check battery and starter motor connections

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Sunday, August 14th, 2011 AT 11:21 PM

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