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1999 Dodge Dakota-Starter won't DISengage after starting engine.

I took starter off and put back on 4 times just exactly as it was. I plugged up the wire and attached the battery wire but the bendix just doesn't dis-engage after engine starts. It has no shims either although I did put a couple on to test that theory to no avail. I did put a new starter on as well to test. While engine is running, Starter still makes the ticking/clicking of bendix hitting flywheel.

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  • Gary Harris
    Gary Harris Apr 04, 2015

    I see, So why would it happen with the old starter AND the new starter?

  • Gary Harris
    Gary Harris Apr 04, 2015

    Do i need to add more shims?

  • Bill Dickerson
    Bill Dickerson Apr 06, 2015

    Possibly adding more shims would help, but honestly, it sounds like you are a DIY like me, but I would invest the money in a mechanic with the right tools to check it out. There is another problem with the system if both starters are doing the same thing. It is worth the $75 in my opinion.

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Gary, I had a similar problem and it was the bendix.

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    Gary Harris Apr 04, 2015

    I see, So why would it happen with the old starter AND the new starter? Do I need to try adding more shims maybe?

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Gary look like the wrong bendix on it year and model would help

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