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Weird noise sometimes on start

Sometimes when i try to start it it makes a really loud humm noise instead of turning over. what is it and what should i do... also the battery keeps draining for some reason... p.s. i dont know much about cars

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I think you have a starter problem. It sounds like what you describe is the starter spinning, but not engaging the flywheel, which will result in the engine not turning over. To be sure of this, the starter should be removed and tested. Parts stores will test it for free. Let me know if u need further help. Curt

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