6-1. ENGINE STARTER MAINTENANCE (Cont).
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Dry cleaning solvent, P-D-680, is toxic and
flammable. Always wear protective goggles
and gloves, and use only In a well-ventilated
area. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and
clothes, and DO NOT breathe vapors. DO NOT
use near open flame or excessive heat. The
solvents flash point is 100°F-138°F
(38°C-59°C). If you become dizzy while using
cleaning solvent, Immediately get fresh air and
medical help. If solvent contacts eyes, immedi-
ately wash your eyes and get medical aid.
Clean all parts with dry cleaning solvent (Item 16,
Appendix E) and allow to air dry.
Inspect all parts for wear and damage. Replace worn
or damaged parts.
Inspect rope for fraying. Replace rope if fraying.
Measure rope length. Length must be 48 in.
(122 cm). Replace rope if length is not as specified.
Refer to Figure 6-4, Starter Pulley Replace-
ment, for steps a through i.
Tie knot in one end of rope (3) and thread other end
through hole in starter pulley (21) until knot is seated
firmly in hole. Wind rope clockwise around starter
Wind spring (20) counterclockwise in retainer (19).
Apply a light coat of lubricating oil (Item 12, Appen-
dix E) to spring (20).
Apply a light coat of grease (Item 10, Appendix E) to
shaft on starter cover (16).
Install retainer (19) on starter pulley (21) by alining
notches and pushing together.
Thread rope (3) through starter cover (16).
Install starter pulley (21) on starter cover (16) and turn
pulley until end of spring (20) engages notch in start-
Figure 6-3. Starter Dog Set Replacement.