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If i put a 90 tempo in drive and rock the car, will the moter turn,

(1990 Ford Tempo)
in Warminster, PA on January 23, 2012
i believe the starter is jammed , tried to start on a clod morning and she cranked a little then stopped , since then i just get a thunk when i turn the key, think its is from the starter
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on January 23, 2012
motor could be locked up, possible.

i work at willow grove pepboys and would be glad to check it for you.

on January 23, 2012
it ran great the day before then just did a little crank and died, thought it need a jump , but nothing

wonder, what would lock up motor ?
on January 23, 2012
hard to say without seeing it, and remember, we are guessing here. a look is required to determine the failure

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