Starters
 
Starter Motor Diagnosis
February 22, 2011
Before an engine will start, it must first be cranked. Turning the engine over draws air and fuel into the cylinders and compresses the mixture so it can be ignited to provide power. Cranking the engine also generates the ignition and crankshaft position sensor signals that are needed to fire the spark plugs and operate the fuel injectors. So if a starter fails to crank the engine or turns too slowly, the engine will not start. And a no-start means you either walk or bum rides until the probl...
 
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Starter and Alternator Troubleshooting
February 21, 2011
by Larry Carley Do you need a new starter because your engine won't crank? Many starters are replaced unnecessarily and are later returned back to the parts store because they are thought to be defective. When tested, there's no fault found. The real problem is misdiagnosis. Professional technicians will usually make the correct diagnosis, but many DIYers are simply making a semi-educated guess - and they sometimes guess wrong.  Fig 1. Starter and Alternator One of the best ways to...
 
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Starter Motor for Typical Starting System
February 14, 2011
Starter Motor A starter is an electric motor that turns over the engine to start it. A starter consists of the very powerful DC electric motor and starter solenoid that is attached to the motor (see Figure1). Figure1 Starter Motor                A starter motor requires very high current to crank the engine, that's why it's connected to the battery with large cables (see Figure 2). Figure 2 Simplified diagram of...
 
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