Question about 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
When I go to start my Cavalier the starter motor engages and spins but almost instantly disengages from the engine with the starter still spinning.
It had started acting up occasionally a few weeks ago and I assumed it was starter developing a dead spot. Then it left me sit and a friend working on it with me noticed the starter disengaging.
I thought it was voltage drop on the battery because when I checked the battery it was low on water and had corrosion. I cleaned that up and charged it but still same issue.
Now I am seeing the theft system light on solid when the key is on. No clue if that is part of the issue or if it just lights up with the other lights at that point.
I think the bendix spring in your starter is weak. Replace spring or get new starter and problem should be solved. Looks easy to replace to.
Posted on Feb 26, 2009
Your bendix is out of the starter need too replace the whole starter
Posted on Feb 23, 2009
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