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I go to start my car and i t makes a metalic ping noise then…

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I go to start...

I go to start my car and i t makes a metalic ping noise then nothing where is my starter found in my youcon?

Mechanic's Assistant: When you turn the key, do you get a single loud click, or a series of rapid ones?

Single

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

1999 gm youcon

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Im at work trying to get it started to go home havent tried anything yet.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Dont think so

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Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

what engine, please?

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Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

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