Starter issues on 1990 GMC Jimmy

It is actually a 1987. Does not want to start on first try. Cranks over, i was told something about a starter clutch, didnt realize that they are on cars too. Obviously gas and power is good, anyone got any ideas. Thanks

by in Beverly Hills, CA on September 23, 2010
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ANSWER by , September 24, 2010
If you mean that it does not want to crank over, then yes, it could be a starter problem, but make sure that the battery is ok and that the ignition switch works properly. here is a 'No Start Diagnostic' sheet that we at RepairPal put together to help people with this issue and gives good instructions for inspecting a starter and /or battery problem. http://repairpal.com/no-start-diagnosis