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Engine starting problem

Frequently my engine won't start. When turning the key, you can hear the starter relay clicking, but the starter motor won't turn.

Some days it starts right away, others after a few clicks, and others after 30-40 clicks. But it always starts. And it starts strongly, not like when the battery is weak. I can see no link between whether the engine is cold or hot.

I've replaced the battery, cleaned the contacts on the battery. I suspect the starter motor, but I would have expected it to just fail completely.

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Problem is probably the starter motor. The windings probably have a burnt spot and wont turn over readly.

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it sounds like either the starter relay or the solenoid the contact points in it may be burnned if so it wont make a good connection

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