Starting Motor – Delco 50-MT Pinion Drive – Check

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Pinion drive check

(9) Pinion housing

(10) Pinion

1.Visually inspect the overrunning clutch of the pinion drive assembly for damage.

2.Hold housing (9) and turn pinion (10) in the direction of operation. A clicking noise should be heard during this check.

3.Hold housing (9) and turn pinion (10) in the opposite direction of operation. The pinion should not rotate.

4.Hold housing (9) and press pinion (10) completely into the housing. Release the pinion. The pinion must spring back into the rest position.

5.If any of the checks in Steps 1 through 4 are not correct, replace the pinion drive assembly.

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