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My Lexus RX 300 starts really strong however it will not engage to start engine?
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Lexus Mechanic: Matt, Engineer replied 10 months ago
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Experience: Honors degree in Mechanical Engineering, worked 8 years as a Formula 1 engine engineer.
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Hello

if the starter isn't engaging with the motor then 1st check that the engine does turn over by hand?

If you use a socket wrench on the crank pulley nut to ensure the engine moves

if it does then its likely the throw out spring on the motor is broken

so this will have to be replaced

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