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RE: starter trouble on 1966 MGB

To: "'Dirk de Boer'" <>,
Subject: RE: starter trouble on 1966 MGB
From: Hans Duinhoven <>
Date: Wed, 19 May 1999 07:55:42 +0200

Check the brushes of the commutator for wear.
Replace brushes and/or have rotor machined.



'71 MGBT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dirk de Boer []
> Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 1999 12:00 AM
> To:
> Subject:      starter trouble on 1966 MGB
> Question for you all: On my 1966 MGB once in a while the starter doesn't
> do anything. When I turn the key, the solenoid clicks, and that's all
> that happens. If I rotate the starter a little bit by hand and try
> again, the starter will work, so it seems there is a 'dead spot.'
> Anybody have a clue what's going on here? Brushes? Armature?
> Dirk de Boer

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