[TR] Bad Starter?
rgperry at earthlink.net
Mon Sep 24 13:52:17 MDT 2007
The drop in amperage refers to the starter motor.
>From: Greg Perry <rgperry at earthlink.net>
>Sent: Sep 24, 2007 1:34 PM
>To: TR250Driver at aol.com, triumphs at autox.team.net
>Subject: Re: [TR] Bad Starter?
>I just went through this exact same intermittent problem. In my case it was the
>starter solenoid. The large copper contacts inside the solenoid between the large
>lugs were slightly pitted causing a drop in amperage. I took apart the solenoid
>and filed the copper bar contacts flat again and reassembled the solenoid. Works
>every time now! One has to unsolder the coil connections on the cover to get it
>apart after taking the screws out.
>>I am thinking I have a dead short or flat spot in the starter. What say the
>>Thank You Guys,
>rgperry at earthlink.net
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