Starter Spins

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Asked by Aug 26, 2013 at 02:34 PM about the 2001 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just replaced starter on 2001 Saturn sc1. Old started just spun without engaging engine. New starter does the same! Fuse? bad solenoid wiring? Any Ideas

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Sheared the teeth off of the flywheel/ring gear depending on what trans you have.

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flywheel teeth look good.I found that the purple solenoid wire is dead. Perhaps neutral safety switch or ignition switch. Starter is OK via the bench test ...any suggestions?

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Try starting the car while having someone check to see if the motor is turning over. Theres also a chance that you got a bad starter out of the box.

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