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The battery could be (almost) dead, or a battery cable could be lose. I would start by verying these. Also could be:

Seized engine
Bad starter
Bad starter solenoid
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Why wont your car start- Starter is less that a year old but it makes a whirring grinding noise not just a click but wont spin the engine?

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