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Took 5-10 min to start 4 few days. Ran. Now dont start.

For a few days It took me like 5-10 minutes cranking it on and off to start. It would start eventually, then run fine. I took it to the gas station and it wouldn't start as I tried to leave. When I try to start the car it only cranks like once then it makes like a hmmmm/buzzing noise which is when i would release the key in fear its hurting something. New starter? Its a 1993 Chevrolet Corsica. Should I just scrap the ***** for money and buy another car or should I get new parts? I bought it for $500. Wasn't really any problems with it other than using engine coolant quick and overheat but then I just put more coolant in and its fine.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    sounds like the starter is just worn out, a rebuilt one shopuld not be more than $50.00, if te car runs well and isn't all dented up then $50 for a reliable car seems like a low price.

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Sounds like you need to clean the battery terminals and check and see if the battery needs charging or replacing. Good Luck.

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