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Car will not start

The best way i can explain it is ... when i go to start the car it will start to crank over then its like someone put a screw driver in the spokes of ur bike and it STOP. so i tried it again and its like something stop the motor from turning over.

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It may be one of 2 things....either you have a bad starter. or it could be that you have a major engine problem. To determine if it is a major engine problem. Put a ratchet and socket on the crankshaft pully bolt and try to turn the motor by hand. If you can not rotate it then it would be that your motor is seized up. But if it will turn it sounds like it is probably the starter.

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