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2012 Buick LaCrosse whines when I try to start it

When I turn the key it makes a whining noise and will not start. It sounds like the starter is not catching the flywheel I put a new starter in and it still does the same thing. Can anyone help me please?

Did you inspect the teeth on the ring gear prior to installing the new starter?


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The torque converter drive plate may have broke, remove the starter and see if you can turn the ring gear by hand and if it rotates the engine.

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Thanks guys I took it to the Buick dealership they said it skipped time basically I need a engine :face_with_symbols_over_mouth: