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When you try to start the car the starter will first click then if you hit the key again it will turn slowly then whirl then finally start i think its bad spot in the starter but not sure?

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Bad Starter

Solenoid -questionable
Bendix-questionable
Worn Armature-your correct

Posted on May 29, 2011

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It sounds like your battery is going bad, but it is possible your starter and solenoid are worn out. Have autozone or advanced auto parts test your battery for dead cells, etc. Replace your battery if it comes back as bad, or replace your starter and solenoid if it is found to be good.

Posted on May 29, 2011

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