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    How can i tell if i have a starter problem or solenoid problem? My 96 Tahoe does not start. It sounds like a whirling noise. Not a clicking sound. Thanks, Al

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    Was this something that just came up suddenly, or over time?

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    the starter housing was cracked and a chunk was missing, so I ended up replacing the whole thing. thanks for your answer. Big Al

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    Well, that will do it. Fortunately it's a pretty easy and straightforward fix.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gnarlyboarder View Post
    How can i tell if i have a starter problem or solenoid problem? My 96 Tahoe does not start. It sounds like a whirling noise. Not a clicking sound. Thanks, Al
    Just doing some site maintenance and I came across this post from 2005. I hope you got this fixed, lol.

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