grinding when starting

Asked by Nov 06, 2015 at 07:03 PM about the 1986 Ford Bronco II STD 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I try to start I get a grinding noise.  Sometimes it starts fine and sometimes I get the grinding noise

2 Answers


Your starter solenoid is going out. Replace the starter right away or you will end up replacing the fly wheel too.

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Or the Bendix is not fully engaging the flywheel. Just as FoR says, you could end up chewing teeth off flywheel, and then that gets real expensive

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