Starter issues problems, repair

Asked by Apr 13, 2016 at 09:07 PM about the 1998 Oldsmobile Regency 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How can I test a starter on a 98 Oldsmobile
regency sedan ? Test at home

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This is totally old school, but...if you want to know if the starter is bad, try this: Have someone turn the key to the ON position and hold it there like they are starting the car, as they hold the key, you rap on the starter with a hammer. If the car suddenly turns over, then yes, your starter needs replacing.

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