ARMY TM 9-2815-260-24
AIR FORCE TO 38G1-126-2
MARINE CORPS TM 09244A/09245A-24
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 starter
motor, then solenoid end cover and push plunger by hand.
FIGURE 4-9. STARTER BENCH TEST SETUP
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. Refer to Step (13).