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Replacing starter on my 98 chevy S-10 2.2L. i,m having problems with the refurbished starter ingauging the flywheel. I'v tried the shims, but thats not the problem. the gear on the starter is not extending far enough in to turn the flywheel. It's just barely hitting the edge of the flywheel and grinding the teeth and not turning the flywheel. i've tried 3 different starters, one from advanced auto and two from car quest. any help would be great, thanks

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    Tried a hard start to see if it was the starter but only made the starter smoke. If it is the teeth on the starter or flywheel, how do I tell

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I can tell u that the starter was put togeather wrong, most likely the wrong started drive was used.

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