loud noise from starter after releasing ingnition key - what is it ?

Asked by Jun 24, 2014 at 07:26 AM about the 2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2005 beetle , 2.0L . If the key is released very quickly it will not make the noise .

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Sounds like it is not disengaging all the way from the fly wheel after the first crank. I would replace the starter before you lose teeth on your fly wheel.

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