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Engine will not turn over the first time in my 1997 Saturn SW2

After driving down the east coast back in may, my car has had trouble turning over. Its not the cold because Alabama doesn't get that cold in the summer. Could it be the heat?? It revs and revs and revs then I usually pull the key back and try again. The second time is usually the charm. It also smells when it does start. I think I may just need a new starter, any suggestions???

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When you say it revs and revs i assume you mean the starter when you turn the key,if so it sounds to me that your solenoid in the starter is not always engaging properly,so yes i would go with a new starter. good luck

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