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Repeated starter housing breakage in 2001 windstar

Within last 8 months we have replaced the starter 2 times and had to have the flywheel replaced. Last week while attempting to crank the van, the starter broke again.The starter is breaking at the starter gear in the starter housing. What could be repeatedly causing this? PLEASE HELP!!!!

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