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What starting issue could this be caused by? Youtube vid included.

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My car is being sluggish to start but always starting. It been happening for about a month now. Am I just tempting faith and need to replace the starter? It sounds like it gasps for air or something. Have a watch on youtube and please throw me suggestions on what it could be, thanks!
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Should I check the battery with a multi-meter to see if its staying charged?
No, you need to check the battery under load; merely connecting a multimeter won't do that. The idea is to see what happens to battery voltage while it's subject to a heavy current draw. A bad battery can easily show acceptible voltage when not under load, but drop way too low when a load is applied.
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