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2001 Ford Escape Question: starting



kaleb, 3.0L V6, Tempe, AZ, December 28, 2009, 11:46

car turns over wont start , now just loud banging noise from starter wont turn over

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    December 28, 2009, 12:49

    Hey Kaleb,
    It's hard to know why the starter is banging, you should get this looked at by a mechanic, they should be able to listen to the noise and have a better understanding of what's going on. Failing starters don't normally make a banging noise, so this may be something else.

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    Visitor, August 28, 2010, 13:41

    typical with Ford/Mazda (yes i said mazda, its a mazda tribute) very likely its a flywheel broken around the bolts, under the retainer shim, cant tell till the transmission is removed for inspection. i am an ASE certified tech, and mostly i do the fords.

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