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Ensure all cables of the starter motor system -- not only the direct connection between the battery and the starter -- are tight enough and the cables are of the appropriate size. Discussion. Starter Motor ...sticking.. By nurd needing help, June 15, 2005 in General Discussions. If you lose the retaining bolt of the starter, you should be careful with the length of the new bolt, in case that over-long bolt bursts the coil former (some models of solenoids will not have this fault) and induces ground loop. My Profile My Preferences My Mates. In the case of very large engines, the starter can even be another internal-combustion engine. Ramata Wind. Tomorrow or next month or a year from now. Once the flywheel turns quick enough, it nudges the driver back into the starter motor and the starter motor shuts off. if its a manual gearbox put the car bin 4th gear, release the handbrake and rock the car back and forth.if you hear a clunk then the solenoid has released. A starter (also self-starter, cranking motor, or starter motor) is a device used to rotate (crank) an internal-combustion engine so as to initiate the engine's operation under its own power. Reply Reply Author. First thing to do is turn on your head lights with the engine turned off, then try starting the engine. No … In this case, the starter motor pulls extra current away from the vehicle’s other systems. What is a starter and what is it used for? solenoid on the starter is sticking. Started after a few knocks to the solenoid as usual. Post by carlp » Mon May 28, 2012 10:16 pm Thought I would add pictures as I have just noted that the old starter is a 1.4 Kw Unit and the new one a 1.1Kw as you can see in the Photo they are very different: Source(s): https://shrinke.im/a9u76. It isn't the button sticking, I am positive on that one. List view. Top Posters (30 Days) John V6 319. #2. 1-48 of 211 results. Do you want to start the engine but the car doesn’t start? starter motor is jammed. Before we discuss the starter solenoid problems and bad starter solenoid symptoms, let’s figure out what is a starter solenoid first. I have all the plugs out of the heads (as I am checking for spark at the moment) so there is hardly any load on the starter. 1 decade ago. My 2007 E11 Note 1.4 has a an intermittent Sticking Starter Motor only sticks approx. much to the amusement of my passenger, but i had to remove the battery lead to stop it freaking out. Click & Collect. July 6, 2016, 12:26am #3. The starter motor is down here. £23.50 . Joined: Jun 7, 2008 Oddometer: 3,354 Location: East Texas. Sounds like you may have a sticking solenoid, which is leaving it stuck on (and consequntly, leaves the starter engaged with the engine if the overrun clutch is sticking). Making sure your starter is engaged correctly with the engine is something that can easily be forgotten about, and it will prevent failure and premature wear on the unit. You can now see the starter motor. All; Auction; Buy it now; Sort: Best Match. Use your Briggs & Stratton manual & Illustrated Parts List to find the appropriate parts and check for dirt or damage. A starter is essentially an electric motor with graphite brushes inside, and over time, they wear out. To give a quick overview of the function of a starter motor, once the ignition switch is turned the driver is kicked out to engage your engines flywheel. July 6, 2016, 6:50am #5. The starter is a mechanical system that is powered by electricity. 1. Search My Stuff. As stated starter motors rarely fair without warning, symptoms such as turning the engine slowly, Bendix jamming and intermittent operation will usually occur before total failure. took it all apart and wiped everything down with - coconut oil, WD40 and a dry cloth. Install the starter motor according to the reverse procedure of removing the starter motor (Step 7-1). Pinion gear issues - sticking due to dirty / damaged spline or damaged pinion or ring gear. Starter motor sticking.... My Profile My Preferences My Mates. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod. Eventaully had it replaced with a genuine Jaguar new starter motor. Disconnect the negative terminal of the battery before you begin. Discussion Starter • #1 • Dec 6, 2019. Register Log In Talk Morgan Forums Maintenance & Servicing Starter motor sticking: Forums Calendar Active Threads Forum Help Donate: Who's Online Now: 14 registered members (Hogzilla, Neil49, Dada, Black Adder, Steve Delacourt, ChrisP, Phil4/4, Gerhard, TBM, Redfate, John V6, JCK, Ian Wegg, DCH), 191 guests, and 14 spiders. Starter motor clutch slipping. If a chugging sound accompanies the dimming lights, the bearings within the starter motor may be failing. The starter motor solenoid I think, is sticking on my 200tdi, ever since it's been cold its been sticking and I have to hold the leave the starter running for about 10 seconds or more till the solenoid frees and engages the flywheel. 11 Posts . The starter motor is part of an electrical circuit and if there is a problem with either the battery unit or the connections, the engine won't start. Search My Stuff. There are a few tricks to fixing a sticking starter motor, but they are so inexpensive on the Punto that you may as well have a new one. If you have the gear on the starter lashed correctly you should be able to grab it with pliers and remove it without any issues. If your motor is running clockwise, try reconnecting the battery. Often, if a car won’t start, this can indicate that the starter motor might have gone bad. Defective starter motor? Starter relay. If the starter motor stops, you’ve found the problem. nurd needing help 0 nurd needing help 0 New Member; Registered Member; 0 2 posts; Toyota Model: corolla Posted June 15, 2005:ffs: the starter motor sticks on our corolla 1993 ,but where abouts do i need to knock it to un jam it ....my missis said … Also, maybe the motor is missing a heat shield. I took apart the starter motor though on my return and stripped it. If the head lights go very dim then probably the battery is flat. About a year ago the starter motor on my 3 year old 2.1 X type started to stick occassionaly say about once every 2 months. Causes and solutions. In many cases the complaint is due to the upper bolt, also used to secure the engine to … Starter motor sticking. Anyone have a cause and fix? Original Poster . If you start to experience any of the above symptoms action should be taken as soon as possible to remedy the situation before you get stranded. I assumed it was sticking due to the cold, but it was about 6 degrees C here in Sheffield today so nowhere near freezing. #1. yosmitetom, Sep 1, 2009 #2. yosmitetom Banned. 'sticking' is often due to a worn bushing or improper torque of the mounting bolts, either of which can put the starter motor shaft at enough of an angle to cause it to bind. Joined: May 9, 2006 Oddometer: 75 Location: Chihuahua. Regardless, have your vehicle inspected as soon as possible. Free postage. Gs 125 Starter Motor. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Recommended Posts. The starter motor has been sticking and has gotten noisy recently. Suzuki GS Starter Motors & Relays. Took off loads of crap around the copper contacts and touch points in and around the solenoid area and motor. Smell or see smoke when starting the motor . A replacement starter should fix it. I was really pleased with the car, it was a high spec SE model with all the toys, had really good performance and fuel consumption – 50mpg on a long trip. A starter solenoid is a major component of an automotive starter system. If a little moisture gets in the housing and rusts up the brushes and brush holders, or the brushes are nearly worn out, gently rapping on the starter housing can sometimes free them up, letting them make enough contact to make the starter work. WARNING - Possible design issue causing starter motor failures I purchased my 54 plate X-Type diesel in 2008 with 54,000 miles on the clock. 6. Binding/Sticking Ignition – Starter Motor Failures Model: BMW E30,BMW E31, BMW E32, BMW E34, BMW E36 vehicles produced before June 1994 Complaint: Some vehicles have experienced failed starters usually after the vehicle is turned off. joolzb. Typical sound of a click you get from a stuck starter motir. Reply Reply Author. Caution: 5 Tips for replacing a starter solenoid . Ramata, Sep 1, 2009 #3. Clean and/or replace as necessary. What's New 3 12 24 72. Nobody wants to wake up to find that their car isn’t going to start up and take them where they need to go. Docnick. It helps in starting the engine by performing two functions: 1. 2-3 seconds after starting and not every time. Acting as a switch to deliver a high current from the battery to the starter motor. But, if it happened once, it will happen again. It is a situation that most of us have probably encountered at least once: sticking your key into the car’s ignition and… nothing. George_San_Jose1. When it will happen again is a guess. The physics of why that can happen, when you energize the starter current flow starts from zero and increases over time in the various starter coils. After checking the carbon brushes in the starter motor and cleaning all accessible connections (the starter motor ran like a champ on the bench and the solenoid never hesitated in sliding its piston back and pushing the starter gear forward) the condition remained the same once re-installed on the engine. I went up and down to Leeds and back without a problem. The overview tells you what to look out for if the starter is defective. It was easy for me to remove the induction filter to get at the starter motor, by undoing this clip. This can also be due to the defective starter. You can see the nice .380" of engagement in the picture below. Lo and behold after about 2 months it started to stick accassionaly again. I decided to replace it. Answer: If the starter motor only works when the engine is cool, maybe one of the starter solenoid connections is getting hot when the engine is running and causing too much resistance. What could this be? Access the engine by removing the access panel. Those lubes attract and hold dirt and turn into sludge. What's New 3 12 24 72. Either the starter motor is broken or there may be a problem with either the battery or the connections between the battery and the starter motor. If the starter motor still tries to work then a short issue is unlikely and there is a loose connection to the connection strap. Very temporary. Discussion. So I compared starter motors and sure enough, I have the "Short" version and the long version looked MUCH more like what I needed (shown below). S3Paulo. Starter Motor Sticking. Starter motor sticking. Anonymous. Best Match. if its an automatic remove the stater motor and investgate. Engages the flywheel perfectly and spins smooth. First thing to do is turn on your head lights with the engine turned off, then try starting the engine. 0 0. NO OTHER LUBE IS allowed. Hi, I think my starter motor is sticking on my 1996 35-10, when starting, often i can hear it whirring after the engine starts, and have to try and rev hard to make it disengage, one time turning the ignition key off didn't stop it, and it would judder trying to turn the engine still!! Price + postage: lowest first; Price + postage: highest first; Lowest price; Highest price; Time: ending soonest; Time: newly listed; Distance: nearest first; View: Gallery view. Original Poster. try starting the car again. WD-40, spray silicone, or any other type of all-purpose lube will JUST MAKE THE PROBLEM WORSE. Make sure the connections are solid and clean. Re: Starter Motor Sticking ? 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