new starter, starter spins but not engaging,sometimes starts when i release key

Asked by Nov 29, 2013 at 09:15 AM about the Chevrolet S-10

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1998 S10, starter spins but not engaging fly wheel, starts when I release key

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Woah.......sounds like you may need to shim it..?? Engaging to far?

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Or the parts store sold you a junk starter.

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John could be right.......just because it's NEW dose not mean it good. I have bought too many parts that way....but do check it because it will tear up your fly wheel and then you will have BIGGER problems....

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Not engaging at all sometimes, other times starts right up

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