We disaqssembled the solenoid today. All the parts seem good.... EXCEPT the plunger slug & sleeve were corroded thru the anodizing on the sleeve. There was no residue however it is slightly rough. We are going to try polishing the sleeve & slug with some 800 grit emery & see what happens. If it...
I'm sorry!!! I guess I did not make myself clear. This was an initial test of the engine hookup and it has no fuel at this point, so the engine cannot start. The starter is not hanging on a running engine. This happens when you just touch power to the switch lead on the solenoid... the engine...
The tag identifiys it as a:
Engine, Military Standard
This engine is also used with Gensets per another tag.
These pictures did not come out to well (fuzzy). I will try again friday for better ones.
All help is appreciated!!
I will get pictures today.
We did grease the bendix gear and it was of no help. The starter has been removed & installed 3 times, so its clearances have changed some each time I am sure.
What makes no sense to me is HOW does the starter MOTOR keep running after the solenoid is de-energized...
We acquired a mil flat 4 cyl. gas engine (looks like Lycoming culinders) that we are going to use as a water pump engine. On trying to start the engine the starter engages but continues to run after the switch is turned off. The starter when removed operates normally (disengages when switch is...
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