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Starter stays enguaged

Sometimes car is fine then sometimes when you try to start the car the starter wont stop even if you take the keys out of the ignition, only way to make it stop is to disconect the battery. i changed the selonoid and it did nothing

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Hello;
The problem you are encountering is the starter it self. Sometimes the starter will hang up due to age, corrosion, etc. The solenoid you replaced was new? I had the same problem with my 66 Mustang and whacked the starter to clear it up and has been working great since. Hope this helps;
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Rich
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Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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