Not starting, occasionally, kind of...

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  1. rennaissanceman

    rennaissanceman Senior Member

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    Occasionally, and apparently completely randomly my truck take's it's time starting up, I turn the key, and I can hear the starter but nothing happens, then I turn the key again and it starts right up, it has happened maybe 3 times this month and it starts on the 2nd try so it isn't a major problem right now. Also I just replaced the battery a couple of months ago so I doubt that is it, could it be the starter?
     
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    wermbang Senior Member

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    teeth missing from the starter?
     
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    That might be it, I'll check it out tomorrow...
     
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    The starter would be my first guess.
     
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    I would agree with above, check the starter, but also check the cables going to the starter. Could have a short or something in the cables
     
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    Yeah sounds just like begining stages of a starter going bad.
     
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    You can hear the starter spinning but the motor is not turning over?
     

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