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Re: starter testing

To: Vallely <>
Subject: Re: starter testing
From: Art Pfenninger <>
Date: Sun, 2 May 1999 09:15:35 -0400 (EDT)
It may spin that way but still may not be a good starter. You need to test
it under load. I wouldn't be too concerned. It only takes 15 minutes to

On Sat, 1 May 1999, Vallely wrote:

> Enrique Claure wrote:
>  Should I just wire it to a battery and
> > give it a quick spin? TIA Enrique
> Enrique--
> My future brother-in-law, an electric motor repairman, says he tests
> starters out of the car that way. He just holds the motor down with his
> foot and touches leads from a battery to the terminals on the starter
> and it spins. Should be no different if it's in the car--out of gear, of
> course.
> Good luck.
> John Vallely

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