Section XV. MAINTENANCE OF ENGINE ELECTRICAL GROUP
4-36. General. The engine electrical group consists of
4-37. Starting Motor Assembly.
the 12-volt battery, the battery charging receptacle,
engine starting motor, alternator, and necessary cables
and wiring. The engine starting motor engages the ring
gear on the flywheel and cranks the engine for starting.
Disconnect battery cable clamps
The starting motor receives its power source from the
12-volt battery. The alternator restores electrical energy
removing starting motor assembly.
to the battery and supplies electrical power to meet the
electrical demand of the engine and accessories when
a. Removal. Remove the starting motor assembly
the unit is operating. The alternator has an integral
regulating device that regulates the alternator output
within its rated limits. The battery charging receptacle
permits charging of the battery from an outside power
AND LOCK WASHERS.
BATTERY CABLE AND WIRING HARNESS
LEADS FROM TERMINALS.
REMOVE NUTS AND LOCK WASHER AND
REMOVE STARTING MOTOR ASSEMBLY
FROM FLYWHEEL HOUSING STUDS.
INSTALL STARTING MOTO R ASSEMBLY
SECURE WITH LOCK WASHERS AND
INSTALL WIRING HARNESS LEADS AND
SECURE WITH LOCK
WASHERS AND NUTS. REFER TO FIG
Figure 4-24. Starting motor assembly, removal and installation.