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Noise that sound like starter going bad

My car doesnt start up on first turn of the key .its makes a noise like the starter is going bad

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It sounds like your starter drive is going. remove your starter and bench test it, if it's the starter drive and you just replace it, it's usually a good idea to put in a new set of brushes at the same time. generally replacing these parts is more work but it is less money.

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