(11) with two lock washers (3) and screws
(c) MOMENTARILY flash a jumper lead from
(2). Reassemble screw and lock washer
the solenoid motor terminal to the solenoid
(1). Apply a suitable sealing compound
This will shift the pinion into
between solenoid, field frame, flange, and
cranking position and it will remain so until
the battery is disconnected.
(11) The pinion clearance cannot be adjusted but
(d) Push the pinion back towards the
should be checked after reassembly to ensure
commutator end to eliminate slack
proper clearance. Improper clearance is an
indication of worn parts. Check the clearance as
(e) Check the distance between pinion and
(a) Disconnect the motor field coil connector
g. Installation. Install the starting motor assembly
INSULATE IT CAREFULLY.
(b) Connect a 12-volt battery from solenoid
switch terminal to the solenoid frame
A CIRUIT FOR CHECKING PINION CLEARANCE
B CHECKING PINION CLEARANCE
Figure 7-14. Checking pinion clearance.