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Starter spins but wont engage, could it be a fuse

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HUH??? The electrical circuit is working and you think there is a blown fuse?
NO! there is a MECHANICAL problem with your starter like a broken bendix or a chewed-up flywheel. You need to remove your starter motor and inspect the teeth on your flywheel. Look through the starter hole and turn the engine by hand so you can inspect the teeth all the way around. I usually mark the flywheel with a marking pen before I start turning it so I can tell when I have gone all the way around. If the teeth are all in decent condition, replace the starter. If you find any broken/damaged teeth, you need to pull your transmission and replace the flywheel. (AND probably replace the starter anyway.)

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Hello frncwllme,

No, it sounds like the starter drive has gone out. You need a new starter.

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If the starter spins but does not coneect to flywheel thn you have a starter solenoid problem. Replace starter will fix the problem, Lee Davidian

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