Starter doesn't seem to "release" and causes a loud grinding noise for a second or two...

rbertan
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Asked by Mar 31, 2011 at 07:05 PM about the 2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette 4 Dr GLS Passenger Van Extended

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Dealership replaced starter...no change...sounds like the starter motor gear is not dis-engaging from the fly wheel for a brief moment...makes loud screeching noise for a second or two...didn't do it when it was new...just started a few months ago...dealership says it can't be fixed...live with it...nonsense!! Solenoid...starter relay...ignition switch??? It's making me nuts!!  :)

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Carla Driggers
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i have a 2001 van and mine does the same thing

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