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If the starter is spinning but not engaging the flywheel it will not turn the engine over. This is due to the starter drive not engaging properly. The starter could possibly be rebuilt, but it may wind up being cheaper to just replace it with a remanufactured unit from your local parts house.

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Q: Why can i hear my starter spinning and the motor not turn over?
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