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Some times wont start

Turn the ignition and nothing happens put a new battery in and still nothing bang the starter and away it goes for a while, is it possible for a dead spot in the starter

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If you bang the starter and it works that means it is hanging up replace starter when you take it off check for teeth worn on the starter and try check flywheel.

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