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1999 Saturn SC2 Question: What might be wrong w/ my car if you hear a screeching sounds when you turn key

 

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TruJack, 1.9L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Richwood, OH, April 11, 2013, 18:05
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The car doesn't turn over but just makes an awful noise. Lights come on but won't start.

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    tdtoolbox April 12, 2013, 08:31
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    hopefully its just your starter but it might be your fly wheel has broken teeth

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    TruJack, April 12, 2013, 08:45
     Rookie

    thank you for the response. regarding the flywheel having broken teeth... how might something like that happen?

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    tdtoolbox, April 14, 2013, 09:29
     Journeyman

    if someone turns the starter over while engine is running

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