How would you know when your starter is going out?

Asked by Jul 20, 2014 at 04:30 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Car won't crank with good strong battery and clean connections. Also might turn over slow with same. Or maybe intermittent start no start condition.

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if it skips it could just be bad wiring or battery

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