Q: problem with starter maybe?

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problem started today. went to turn on the ignition and heard a loud grinding sound and no start. turned the key about 4 times with it doing this, it finally started on the 5th try. no other weird noises apart from the loud grinding noise at initial start, seemed to drive fine after that. drove for a little and then restarted it with no issue.

My car has 113000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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