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Starter, car starts, but the starter rattles on the fly

Customer Question

JA: When you turn the key, do you get a single loud click, or a series of rapid ones?
Customer: car starts, but the starter rattles on the fly wheel
JA: What is the model/year of your Honda?
Customer: 2012 CRV
JA: Are you fixing your CR-V yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I waNT TO REPLACE THE STARTER. I want to know if I have to go down from the top; remove the manifold. Or come up from below and get right to it.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: NO
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Honda-Man replied 8 days ago.

Thank you for taking time to ask your Honda-Acura question on JustAnswer. My name is ***** ***** online handle is Honda-Man I will be assisting you.

Expert:  Honda-Man replied 8 days ago.

The service manual has you go in from under the front.

Expert:  Honda-Man replied 8 days ago.

I will get you the instructions so you can see how it's done. Be right back.

Expert:  Honda-Man replied 8 days ago.

Here are the instructions from the service manual. It can also be done from the top but the intake manifold will need to be removed.

Expert:  Honda-Man replied 8 days ago.

Intake manifold exploded view.

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Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Top rate service, thank you.
Expert:  Honda-Man replied 8 days ago.

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Customer: replied 5 days ago.
I replaced the starter and the grinding noise is still there for a few seconds just as the engine starts to run.
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
Hopefully you got the question about the starter noise still there even after replacing the starter. What is doing the grinding noise? It doesn't sound good.
Expert:  Honda-Man replied 4 days ago.

Can you record the noise for me?

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