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So my car has displaying some starting issues for awhile now. Sometimes it just struggles to start. Other times you can hear the starter keep trying until it fires off. I have attached a link to a video displaying both situations. Please note I have changed the spark plugs (iridiums) recently yet the problem was there well prior to the change. Also, note that once warm, the problem isn't there. Any help provided is much appreciated. Thank you in advance.

-Castmem

2011 Smart Fortwo starting issues - YouTube
The above video has the car starting 3 times. on the first 2 times it struggles. One the 3rd, you can hear the starter keep going till it lights off.
 

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On the first two tries, I don't hear anything unusual? Sounds like a normal start to me... Same way my smart starts every time...

The third try, yeah, it sounds like the bendix in the starter hangs up for a couple of seconds. That could be as easy as removing the starter and cleaning & greasing the bendix...
 
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