I turn the key and I get a loud scratch sound

Asked by Apr 30, 2017 at 07:34 PM about the 1997 Honda Accord LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car will not turn on

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Check the condition of the battery first. Probe it with your multimeter, should be 12.3 Vor higher.

190

Check the starter bolt or starter it's self

10

Sounds like the starter

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