An alternative explanation is that the flywheel ring gear is damaged. This
is not uncommon. Or the rebuilder didn't replace a damaged pinion on the
starter, just fixed the windings.
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires
on 12/15/06 7:21 AM, Pat Leask at email@example.com wrote:
> How do I determine if I have the correct gear on the starter? I got a new
> (used) starter for my motor (1964 1800cc) and had it rebuilt and it could
> perhaps have the wrong gear. Were the gears specific to the MGB motor, or
> were all series "A" starter gears/rings the same?
> After installing it I was able to crank the car a few times but now it has
> jammed. I am wondering how I can determine if I have the correct gear on the
> starter, or if for some reason it is not the correct one. (And yes, I tossed
> the old starter that was junk)oops<G>
> Thanks, Pat