ARMY TM 9-2815-256-24
AIR FORCE TO 38G1-96-2
MARINE CORPS TM 2815-24/5
When switch is activated, starter should engage and run.
If solenoid only chatters, hold-in winding is open-circuited. If nothing happens, either pull-in winding is open-
circuited or mechanical parts are sticking. To check for sticking, remove solenoid end cover and push plunger by
The solenoid cannot be repaired.
If solenoid engages properly, but starter does not run, check main contact points, bearings, brushes, reduction
gears, armature, and field windings.
Ensure end item negative battery terminal connection is disconnected from battery.
Remove coolant overflow bottle and mounting plate, refer to end item maintenance manual.
Tag and disconnect electrical leads from starter.
FIGURE 3-14. Starter Bench Test Setup
Support weight of starter and remove two screws (1, FIGURE 3-15), lockwashers (2), and washers (3) securing
starter to flywheel housing. Remove starter and discard lockwashers (2).
Cover opening in flywheel housing.
Bench test starter, refer to paragraph 3-12.1.
Remove nut (5, FIGURE 3-15).
Disconnect yoke assembly lead wire (6) at magnetic switch assembly (24), refer to FIGURE 3-16.