Starter Issues

Derek Pulvino dbpulvino at
Fri Jan 6 17:38:40 EST 2006

...and don't forget that the juxtaposition of the starter underneath the car 
and somewhat obscured by both the oil filter and a portion of the oil pan 
further serves to calibrate any such impacts rendered...aka it's pretty damn 
tough to hit that thing with any kind of force!

Thinking back, I'm pretty sure it was my solenoid that was sticking, and I 
have no regrets about not rebuilding.


>That just gives you further justification for buying a replacement starter
>rather than fixing the one you've got.
>At 11:15 AM 1/6/2006 -0800, Bernie Benz wrote:
> >Derek,
> >
> >The potential problem with your hammer test is that, dependent upon where
> >and how hard the starter strikes the hammer, one runs the risk of 
> >demagnitizing and/or cracking the ferrite field permanent magnets.
> >
> >

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