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Intermintent dead starter

Occasionaly when I turn the ignition key the starter doesn't work.I hear a electrical noise.I just had the starter rebuilt and the same problem occurred.all other instramentation recieves power dash lights up radio goes on power windows work, but starter makes no noise at all.luckily within 2 to 10 minutes as I keep trying to start it it has engaged and started.I've pushed the car in neutral back or forward a foot or two thinking that might help but it doesn't.this intermitant problem has happened cold in the morning or when the car has been running.I gave the car to my mechanic explaining the problem but I don't know if he kept trying to have the problem occur he had the starter rebuilt. What should we be trying or looking for to isolate and fix this problem.I feel like I spent money on a rebuilt starter when that wasn't the problem. Please advise. Thank you

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The next thing you should have it check is your ignition switch, it may not be reaching the contact for the starter. with the ignition switch at the rear part is a plastic cap where the wires are connected and initiates contact when you turn the key.

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