Why won't my car start

Asked by Aug 04, 2016 at 12:42 AM about the 2005 Toyota Camry

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My New starter in my 2005 Solara turns but will not engage. I
took starter back and had it and wires tested  and still it turns but
won't engage

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Your description of this issue suggests a bad flywheel...big job......so...let's make sure I am reading you correctly. NEW Starter means this part is NOT a rebuilt Unit. Won't engage means the starter motor spins and makes a whirring noise but will not actually CRANK the Engine over. Am I correct? If I am correct....you either have a bad " NEW" Starter Motor...or....a bad Flywheel. So...what say you?

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