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RE: Starters

To: "'Tony Drews'" <>,
Subject: RE: Starters
From: Bill Babcock <>
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2006 18:22:24 -0800
Actually I tore mine apart again today, but this time took the motor apart
and found one of the brush wires nearly frayed in half. Not enough wire left
to carry the current.   

-----Original Message-----
From: Tony Drews [] 
Sent: Friday, January 06, 2006 4:59 PM
To: Bill Babcock; 'Jack W. Drews';
Subject: RE: Starters

The wires are in the solenoid.  Take the stamped steel cover off and there
are a pair of wires that appear to go to each side of the solenoid coil.
I'm pretty sure that's what Jack was talking about.

- Tony

At 07:47 PM 1/5/2006, Bill Babcock wrote:
> > There are two little wires in there that carry juice to mysterious 
> > places, and the one that breaks first causes the starter to have 
> > lots less power.
>That's probably it--the change was sudden. One minute I could turn the 
>motor over easily, the next I couldn't. I tried different batteries and 
>a jumper but no dice.
>Where are the wires? In the motor case I presume? I pulled the motor 
>but didn't see much.

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