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I just put an alternator on and they checked the starter. whats next. It starts when it wants to.

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Check your battery wires, wire to starter, and make sure it has a good ground.. high resistance can often cause a starter to not wanna start. does it start better at night or day? the what-cha-mu-call-it in the starter is going bad and will start when its not so hot. hope this helps

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