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I have a 1992 Nissan Serena. Diesel Automatic. Sometimes when I turn the ignition then engine screetches instead of turning over. Sounds like a clutch problem in a manual. It always starts eventually but i assume i should get this fixed. what do you think it is?

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No...what you have there is a bad starter...the starter bendix is not kicking the wheel out to contact the flywheel and crank the simply need a new it sooner than later...eventually it wont start at all

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  • Daniel Hood Dec 03, 2012

    Thanks a lot. I took the Van to a mechanic. He changed the starte motor but the problem persisted. Do you think I should just head to a new mechanics?

  • Daniel Hood Dec 03, 2012

    To clarify I did this before your response was posted as I thought that was where the problem was...

  • Sean Wright
    Sean Wright Dec 03, 2012

    could be a bad flywheel? not likely..but yeah i'd find a new mechanic


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