Re: Starter Pinion not engaging flywheel

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Posted by Ken Denman ( on November 12, 2005 at 09:36:29:

In Reply to: Starter Pinion not engaging flywheel posted by Bob D on November 11, 2005 at 20:08:53:

Lube the pinion shaft with a lightweight grease.

In rare cases the spring has weakened and needs to be replaced. The spring is necessary to hold the pinion gear down until the shaft reaches the appropriate RPM.

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