ARMY TM 9-2815-254-24
AIR FORCE TO 38G1-94-2
When pinion gear/clutch is placed upon armature shaft, pinion gear should turn freely in clockwise
direction and lock when turned in counterclockwise direction.
Inspect field coil for damage, bum marks, or wear shown on pole pieces. Replace starter if
Place two thrust washers (30, FIGURE 3-47) on commutator end of armature (18) and one thrust
washer (7) on other end of armature.
When installing rotating or sliding parts, ensure they move smoothly.
Thrust washers (30) consist of two washers, one 0.008 in. (0.2 mm) and the
other 0.039 in. (1.0 mm) thick. Thrust washer (31) is 0.009 in. (0.25 mm) thick.
Thrust on armature is normally 0.004 in. (0.1 mm) to 0.019 in. (0.5 mm). If it
exceeds 0.019 in. (0.5 mm) an additional thrust washer is required. Armature
thrust should not be removed completely.
Install center bracket (28) and inside metal (29) on armature shaft.
Install clutch (27) pinion stopper (26) and washer (25) on armature shaft.
Slide armature assembly into field coil (24).
Install shift fork (20) as noted during disassembly.
Install gear case (23).
Secure shift fork (20) with stud (19) new lockwasher (17) and nut (16).
Install dust covers (21 and 22).
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