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BMW 318i 1988 2 door starting problem

Can anyone help me and my baby? My BMW 318i 1988 does not start. I drove it for 2 hours and then parked.  Within 10 minutes I attempted to start it.  I heard it crank then all systems shut down and an electronic whirring sound came from the engine.  I tried to start it several times, but the sound still kept coming from the engine.  To stop the noise, I  had to remove battery cables.  I waited a few minutes and tried reconnecting the battery cable.  The positive cable sparked and smoked a little (as if a short circuit occurred.)  As soon as I I reconnected the battery cables, the same electronic whirring sound came from the engine.  I also checked the fuses in the fuse box, but they all appear okay.  I think it may be a blocked or blown starter.  Does anyone have any ideas?  Thank you very much and God Bless.

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I have a starter if your intrested

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It is your starter motor burnt out.need anew one.

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