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Bendix housing on starter keeps breaking what could cause this?

Starter bolts up truck starts problem occurs when try to restart replaced starter twice in three weeks

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if you replace the alternator im sure it will be fine while your driving the battery is not getting charged so thats the only thing that it could be

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Replace the the starter solonoid only which is located on the pasenger side fender/fender well under the hood of course :)

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check the starter solenoid which is remotely located on the inner fenderwell

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You need to replace the starter solenoid that is on the starter it'selfWhile your at it remove the rear cover and then the dust cover from the brush holder and see if you should be replaceing the brushes as well.They should be about a half in long but won't need replaceind unti they're down to 1/8".

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