There is a screech when I turn the key to start.

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There is a screech when I turn the key to start the car

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 AT 12:03 AM

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Tiny
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If this is as the engine it trying to crank over, you may have a faulty starter or a damaged ring gear, the noise may be the starter slipping on the ring gear, if this is the case the transmission will have to be removed to replace the damaged item.

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Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 AT 12:10 AM

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