my 69 chevelle starter has a grinding sound

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Asked by Feb 28, 2010 at 10:38 AM about the 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

just wondering if i need a new starter or what to do to stop the grinding sound when turning

6 Answers

is the starter on when the car is on?

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if it happenss once in a while, you might have a tooth missing on your flywheel, otherwise the bendex might not be kicking out all of the way. It is only 5 bolts to pull the starter out and get it checked.

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its starts but very heavy grinding sound when cranking up. but not after its on

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it sounds like its partally ingaged. it might be bad. i hate to say it but also check your flexplate. you may have to change them both.

check everything stupid

jk

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