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Replaced the starter but now it just makes a loud squealing noise?

I try starting it after I put in a new starter. Now it just makes a loud screeching noise.

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    teds repairs Jan 01, 2013

    here is a video. all gm cars and truck have the same problem

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Is it possible you installed the wrong starter? Parts stores are not always accurate on replacements. Different engine size and year can make a huge difference even though the new part may look very similar. Double check the part numbers, year, and size of your motor before install. Double check proper seating of the starter on install and reuse the original shims if any.

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You need shims on the start. some of the older gm cars need shims when a new starter is installedreplaced the starter but now it just makes a loud  - 1_1_2013_2_06_15_am.png

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Have you cleaned the corrosion off the battery terminals and battery cable? Corrosion lowers the amount of amperage that can be pasted from the battery to the starter.

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SOURCE: New starter, now has high pitched, loud noise

If the starter did not have a shim dont put one in if the start is make the nosie without the shim the new starter is bad (ase)certautotech

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