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Starter problems flywheel, starter problems, how to fix it?

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  • Yuste101 Jun 20, 2008

    1987 Jeep Wrangler

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    i had three starters from advancved on from autozone all grind i have a fifth one from a jeep salvage still does it what causes this

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If the starter head is chipped or worn away, it's a simple replacement, there's kits that you can buy for it, but if the flywheel is chipped away at the edges, you have to drop the whole transmission, take off the old flywheel and put a new one back on. Then you have to put the transmission back into place. It is a very long and painstaking process.

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