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I have a 93 explorer and i bought a brand new starter for it, and after placing the starter on i was able to drive the vehicle. all of a sudden it started keeping a clicking noise while i was driving it, and it cut off on me. the mechanic that placed the starter on took another look at the starter and said that it might be an electrical problem. now the vehicle will not start. whenever i turn the key, it keeps a high pitched noise. what should i do?

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Try replacing the starter solenoid. It's usually on the inner fender well, passenger side.

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