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Won't start sometimes but has a full charge on the battery and tries to turn over but doesn't

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WORN OR CORRODED BATTERY CABLES OR STARTER IS FAULTY.

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Check the battery +12v power connection to the starter is in good order,
Check the ground connection between the battery negative and the engine/starter motor is robust and intact.
If no problem with above, replace the starter motor.

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