is it my starter?

Asked by Jan 06, 2015 at 07:39 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

tried to start my chev. cavalier this morning after 'norma'l behaviour the day before
(keeping in mind its a beater). electrical works (lights etc) and battery has its charge.
sooo.. missing some teeth from my flywheel, or, buy a starter?
PRE-THANKS

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See if you can get it to turn over by shorting across the solenoid. If so the solenoid might be bad.

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Exactly what is it doing? Nothing? Clicking? Lights dim badly or go out? Terrible noise? Spinning freely? -Jim

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