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Car starts but I think there's something wrong with the starter because it had a really bad grinding noise when I went to start it. Where should I start?
 

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You're on the right track. It's probably the starter, the bearings can get worn or dirt can cause it to stick. If the grinding is only after the engine starts, it's almost 100% the starter.
 

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Remove, clean, and replace. If it's still making the noise, get a new starter or solenoid.

You could also check the wiring but this is less likely.
 
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