2004 Mazda Tribute Q&A

2004 Mazda Tribute Question: my car dont start

i put a new starter and dont do any thing just hear the fuel pump make normal noise -
Answer 1
Tap on the starter lightly with a hammer this should cause your starter to start your engine, if it does then you have a bad starter and will need replacing, had the same trouble on my Ford Tempo once I then took it to my trusted mechanic and had it replaced worked great after that, oh the hammer trick my trusted mechanic taught me to do that as a test for starter problems, you can also go and get it checked free at some autoparts stores, like Autozone. -
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