[TR] starter motor?
ccsimonsen at gmail.com
Sun Apr 21 11:51:51 MDT 2013
sounds to me like one of the brushes in your starter may not be making
I just helped a friend clean and refurb his starter (TR3). Cleaned
the commutator and replaced the brushes.
Starts like a champ now.
On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 1:34 PM, Dave <dave at ranteer.com> wrote:
> I have 3 batteries, and they are ALL heavy!!!!!
> one came with this car, acquired a few weeks ago, dated 11/11. after
> charging, my multi meter said it had 12? volts? donb t remember exactly.
> second battery is one Ib ve had for a few years, but worked in another car
> couple months ago. charged it all night.
> third battery is out of my honda. die hard, probably a couple years old,
> issues that I can ever remember.
> the first one turned the engine over, no plugs, as if the battery was very
> the second turned the engine over, plugs in, as if the battery was very
> third one turned the engine over, plugs in, as if the battery was very
> after hoisting so many batteries in and out, I am very weak.
> Ib m thinking itb s a starter motor? should get it tested/rebuilt? could
> it just be a bad ground? I should get down there and clean all the
> most lights work as does the horn. ammeter looks like it works.
> no history of the car. was told it ran when parked (didnb t they all???),
> was told it had been in storage many years; car was restored at some
> point, is
> rust free as far as I can tell, but very dirty just from sitting. TR3B
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