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How long do starters last?

Just wondering, how often do you guys have to replace your starters? I have a 97 and it's been about 25k miles and I'm already putting another starter in it. At least it's a really quick job!
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Just wondering, how often do you guys have to replace your starters? I have a 97 and it's been about 25k miles and I'm already putting another starter in it. At least it's a really quick job!
If you bought it from Advance that's not bad. I expect NAPA or Ford starters to be good for 100k at least.

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196k starter is GOOOOOD *knock on wood*

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Tomorrow these guys will be like, "My starter died this morning"

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lol first starter replaced at 129,000 miles.

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Tomorrow these guys will be like, "My starter died this morning"
I know right.

Old Truck: 00 F350 XLT DRW: basic first few mods. S&B, 4" straight pipe, gauges, CCV, EBPV and Wastegate line deletes, LED Sills, sweet custom headlights, smoked cab lights, Ventshades, Tint.
Traded in at 196k miles.

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~ 95k miles.
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Wow that's a lot of miles on those starters. I went to advance and it turns out mine was under warranty still.
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I usually change mine every other oil change.......

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i changed my original at 190k and now i change the reman from autostupid market every year its lifetime tho.
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