SUMMARY. In this lesson starter motors were discussed as well as the
Prestolite starter was discussed in detail and starter overhaul was covered.
a. The disassembly and assembly procedures showed the proper sequences to
Special cleaning instructions were given for electrical and other parts.
c. Details of what to look for during inspection were covered; also, the
methods of checking the armature were treated.
d. The repair section included commutator resurfacing and mica undercutting
In the final assembly the process to seat new brushes was covered.
The no load, stall torque, and waterproof tests were treated.
JOB KNOWLEDGE. Here we presented the procedures for overhauling and
testing a starter. Knowing how to do the job properly will make you a better
supervisor. It is hoped the knowledge gained here will help you in the future. By
completing the following exercise your job knowledge will be reinforced.
Note. - Refer to the exercise instructions in lesson 1.
induced EMF in the wire.
length of the wire.
current flowing in the wire.
Most starter motors are
The over-running clutch type of starter drive
activates before the armature rotates.
activates after the armature rotates.
is always engaged to the flywheel rim.
The shifter lever type engine starter uses a
Bendix drive shift lever.
over-running clutch drive.
free-running clutch drive.
0S 010, 6-P29