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Problems turning over 96 ford taurus gls

My starter was rebuilt by someone in the buisness for than 40 years I trust his product, now all of a sudden im having problems turning the ignition over, I have to keep peddle to the floor and slowly bring it up till it starts, so Im thinking it's just the battery.

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Does the engine turn over fast when you try to start it are dose it turn slow . if it is slow to turn over it could be the starter are the battery has a bad cell and also make sure the alt is charging .

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