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164 MAINTENANCE-ELECTRICAL
ELECTR IC STARTER SYSTEM
Starter Motor
Circuit
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time that the starter
motor
will
not turn
over,
or
the
current
may
burn
out
the
starter
motor windings.
Starter Motor Circuit
Starter
relay
test
Starter
Button
Ignition
Switch
Engine
Stop
S~itch
•Disconnect the starter motor
lead fro
m
t he
starter
relay,
and
connect
an
ohmmeter set
to
the
x
1 S1
range across
the
relay terminals.
Turn
on
the
ignition
switch,
push
the
starter
button,
and
see
if
the
meter
reads
zero
ohms.
If
the
relay
makes
a
single
clicking
sound
and
the meter reads
zero, the relay is
good.
If
the
relay
clicks
but
the
meter does
not
read
zero,
the relay is defective, and
must
be
replaced.
A.
Starter
Relay
B. Remove
the
starter motor lead
If
the relay
does
not click
at
all,
disconnect the other
two
leads (black and
yellow/red)
in the right side
cover,
and
measure
th
e
resistance
across
them
.
If
the
resis-
tance
is
not about
4
ohms, the
relay
is
defective.
A. Relay
Leads
Ho
wever,
if
there
is
not
4
onms
resistance,
the
relay
may be
good;
check
that
there is
actual
voltage
to the
relay
before
deciding that the
relay
is
defective
.
•To
check
for
the
vol tage,
first turn
the
me
ter
to 20V
DC,
connect
the -
meter
lead
to
t
he
yel low/
red
lead
which
was
disconnected
from
the
relay, and
connect
the
+
meter
lead to the black
lead.
Push the starter
button,
and
see
if the
meter
reads
battery voltage.
If
it
does
not,
there
is
wiring
trou
ble.
If
the
meter
reads
battery
voltage
but
the
relay
does
not click,
the
relay
is
defective.
Starter Motor
Carbon
brushes
Worn brushes or weak springs
wil
l
cause
poor brush
con
tact.
Make sure
that
the
spring
tension
is
strong
enough
to
push
the brush
our.
Measure
the length of the brushes, and replace both
if
either one
is
worn
down
to
less than
the
service
limit.
A. Carbon Brush
Table
K8
Carbon
Brush Length
Standard
Service
Limit
11
.0~1
2.s
mm
omm

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