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It died yesterday, I then had a new alternator install. Worked great for the 1hr dr home. Then started it up this morning and took off and about 2 miles away it just stopped at the stop light. When I go to start it sounds like the starter is grinding or maybe it is the cylinoyd (wrong spelling I know).

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MOST OF THE TIME WHEN YOU HEAR STARTING GRINDING NOISE CHECK MAKE SURE STARTER BOLTS IS TIGHT NOT LOOSEN OR MISSING ONE.CHECK STARTER DRIVE GEAR AND FLY WHEEL FOR BROKE OR DAMAGED TEETH.IF ALL LOOKS GOOD STARTER NEED SHIMMING.YOU CAN BUY STARTER SHIMS AT AUTO ZONE OR ADVANCE AUTO PARTS.

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