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Question 2009 Impala LT 3.5L Starting problem

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About a week ago the starter on my 2009 Impala died. I replaced it with one from Auto zone and ever since I've done that. The car acts strange when starting after it has been sitting for 8 hours or so. Any ideas on a solution would be appreciated.

Here is a video of the issue.

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Sounded like your starter reengaged after the car was already started? Hard to say for sure what is going on there without more information, but maybe the starter is hanging.

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Sounds like the one-way clutch in the Bendix is hanging up and then eventually the centrifugal force of the starter motor is eventually forcing the one-way clutch to engage.
It's not long for this world. Take it back to the Borg and get another.

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