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It sounds like you need either a flywheel or the bendix on the starter is worn out. Easy fix if it is starter.

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Q: What is wrong if you hear a loud grinding noise when you try to start an 89 Crown Victoria?
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see if it will turn over if there is no grinding noise then u need a new starter

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