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I have a 2003 Honda element. Vehicle will not start. I put

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I have a 2003 Honda element. Vehicle will not start. I put a new battery in and still wont turn over. The vehicle has 147k miles on it. I'm thinking either a starter or an altenator.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Tim West replied 6 years ago.
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Is the vehicle cranking? Or nothing when you turn the key?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
It crank a little. during the past week it was getting harder to start until yesterday it wouldnt turn over at all
Expert:  Tim West replied 6 years ago.
While cranking try hitting the starter. This sometimes will cause a bad starter to start. Try it out and let me know. Here is a picture of the starting system. More than likely the problem is within these parts. graphic
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