Starter motor issue??

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Ford fiesta 2007 1.3 petrol
Started with flat battery that wouldn't charge up (whilst connected to car) so bought a new one. Connected positive and when connected negative it started turning over (no key in ignition). So thinking it was a stuck solenoid on the starter motor I got a new one under warranty as it was only 6 months old. Fitted new starter, connected battery and started it up a few times and I thought job done. I then went outside a few hours later to here a quite whirring noise from the car. The starter was hot and so disconnected the battery.
What is the next check or issue, please help 😁
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The start relay is prob sticking, you have a bad ignition switch or wiring fault
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Bob225 wrote:
Thu May 28, 2020 4:42 pm
The start relay is prob sticking, you have a bad ignition switch or wiring fault
Thanks, new ignition switch fitted a few months ago so will buy a new relay. Thank you
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