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1996 Ford Explorer The starter spins but won't engage put new starter and solenoid and still have same problem

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I know this might seem like a pain but remove your starter again and test it with jumper cables to see if the pinion drive extends and rotates if it doesnt then your starter is defective

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

  • terian_5 Feb 06, 2010

    i have had this problem before now when i buy a starter i always check it first



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