Table 5-3. Direct and General Support Maintenance Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
ENGINE DOES NOT TURN OVER (Continued)
c. Disassemble the starter and go to Step 3d. Remove the following parts from the starter.
Both end caps.
Brushes and holders.
d. Check the pinion gear.
If the gear teeth are chipped or cracked, or worn, replace the pinion gear and go to Step 3e.
If there is no damage to the pinion gear, go to Step 3e.
e. Check the brush holders and brushes.
If the brush holders do not hold the brushes in the correct position, replace them. Go to Step 3e.
If the brushes jam and do not ride on the commutator correctly, reset them and go to Step 3e.
If the brushes are worn unevenly or are less than half the size of new brushes, replace them. Go
to Step 3f.
If the brushes are ok, return them to the starter and go to Step 3f.
Make sure the chamfered side of the brushes is away from the spring.
f. Check the armature shaft in the bushing.