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I am getting a high-pitched 'whine' while starting the car- It won't engage engine and appears to be the starter. Can I bump it with a hammer to do something(when in doubt, smack it)? I have tried to turn key on/off quickly, hoping to catch. The battery appears fine... Any tricks? I am trying to locate where the starter is to bang it a little with the rubber hammer. I am in a bit of a rough spot if I need to crawl under the car and I can't find a diagram of the layout of the engine to help... It is a 1997 Lincoln Continental. Thanks for any advice. Jake

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Your best bet, is to have it taken to a repair shop.

You don't know where to look or what to do,if was
the starter, what then ?

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