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1999 saturn sl2 everytime i start the car and drive a few feet in forward or reverse i hear a quick grinding noise Ive replaced the starter that made no differnce what is the problem?

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Check the cv joints as they may be failing or dry from a cracked rubber boot.

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  • paul daane Mar 23, 2014

    Not the cv joints directly related to starting the car and driving during the first few feet of driving the car has good cv joints

  • paul daane Mar 23, 2014

    Not the cv joints directly related to starting the car and driving during the first few feet of driving the car has good cv joints also i noticed the lights dim as this happens

  • Bill Boyd Mar 23, 2014

    the only other thins turning are the disc rotors .Check for pad wear and rough surface on rotors

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SOURCE: i have a 1999 saturn SL2 just baught it used...ive

broken gear in the trans. i hate to tell you but the trans needs to be rebuilt or replaced.

Posted on Jan 27, 2010

SOURCE: Won't drive in reverse

Failed Transmission Again

Part with it

Get something else

Maybe American (Rear Wheel Drive Only)

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Starter relay location on 1999 durango 4x4


Its located in the under hood engine compartment fuse box.

There will be three same relays.One for fuel pump and other for horn and bit bigger one for starter controlling.

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CAR STARTER REMOVAL? TESTING


One Wire From Starter Motor Goes To Solenoid And Other Goes To BATTERY. Starter GETS 12 VOLT SUPPLY FROM BATTERY AND WITH THESE VOLTAGE IT TURNS THE MOTOR AND THIS TRIGGERS THE STARTER SOLENOID AND YOUR VEHICLE RUNS.============

For your help there are few relatively help links showing how to remove and install starter with proper instructions:-----

These help links will help.

Click the link below:-----


How to test starter solenoid?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-test-starter-solenoid.html

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How to test cars starter?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-test-cars-starter.html

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How to replace starter in car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-replace-starter-in-car.html

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How to replace Starter on Infiniti Q45?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-replace-starter-on-infiniti-q45.html

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2006 GM Montana: How to replace Starter Solenoid?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/2006-gm-montana-how-to-replace-starter.html

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Saturn SL2: How to replace Starter Motor?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/06/saturn-sl2-how-to-replace-starter-motor.html

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Saturn SL2 Starter Wiring Diagram?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/06/saturn-sl2-starter-wiring-diagram.html

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Oldsmobile starter solenoid replacement procedure?...

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How to replace Oldsmobile starter moor?

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Oldsmobile starter motor testing?

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Oldsmobile STARTER MOTOR NOISE DIAGNOSIS?

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These details will help.

Thanks.

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Cant remove my starter from 1997 fordareostar


CAR STARTER REMOVAL? TESTING


One Wire From Starter Motor Goes To Solenoid And Other Goes To BATTERY. Starter GETS 12 VOLT SUPPLY FROM BATTERY AND WITH THESE VOLTAGE IT TURNS THE MOTOR AND THIS TRIGGERS THE STARTER SOLENOID AND YOUR VEHICLE RUNS.============

For your help there are few relatively help links showing how to remove and install starter with proper instructions:-----

These help links will help.

Click the link below:-----


How to test starter solenoid? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-test-starter-solenoid.html -------------------- How to test cars starter? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-test-cars-starter.html ----------- How to replace starter in car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-replace-starter-in-car.html

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How to replace Starter on Infiniti Q45? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-replace-starter-on-infiniti-q45.html

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2006 GM Montana: How to replace Starter Solenoid?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/2006-gm-montana-how-to-replace-starter.html

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Saturn SL2: How to replace Starter Motor?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/06/saturn-sl2-how-to-replace-starter-motor.html

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Saturn SL2 Starter Wiring Diagram?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/06/saturn-sl2-starter-wiring-diagram.html

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Oldsmobile starter solenoid replacement procedure?...

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How to replace Oldsmobile starter moor?

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Oldsmobile starter motor testing?

-------------

Oldsmobile STARTER MOTOR NOISE DIAGNOSIS?

------------

These details will help.

Thanks.

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One Wire From Starter Motor Goes To Solenoid And Other Goes To BATTERY. Starter GETS 12 VOLT SUPPLY FROM BATTERY AND WITH THESE VOLTAGE IT TURNS THE MOTOR AND THIS TRIGGERS THE STARTER SOLENOID AND YOUR VEHICLE RUNS.============
For your help there are few relatively help links showing how to remove and install starter with proper instructions:-----
These help links will help.
Click the link below:-----

How to test starter solenoid? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-test-starter-solenoid.html -------------------- How to test cars starter? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-test-cars-starter.html----------- How to replace starter in car? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-replace-starter-in-car.html
-----------How to replace Starter on Infiniti Q45? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-replace-starter-on-infiniti-q45.html
---------- 2006 GM Montana: How to replace Starter Solenoid? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/2006-gm-montana-how-to-replace-starter.html
-----Saturn SL2: How to replace Starter Motor?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/06/saturn-sl2-how-to-replace-starter-motor.html

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Saturn SL2 Starter Wiring Diagram?
http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/06/saturn-sl2-starter-wiring-diagram.html
----------

Oldsmobile starter solenoid replacement procedure?...

--------------------

How to replace Oldsmobile starter moor?

----------

Oldsmobile starter motor testing?

-------------
Oldsmobile STARTER MOTOR NOISE DIAGNOSIS?
------------These details will help.Thanks.

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