Q: truck is having starting issues

asked by on February 10, 2018

I have a new starter and new battery but when i turn my key fast it hesitates to start , butt when i turn key slow it doesn't start at all just the starter clicks

My car has 125000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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