starter repacking.


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walker70
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starter repacking.

Post by walker70 » Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:56 pm



Hi,was wondering if anyone has to do as well,about every six months to a year I have to pull the starter and clean it up and repack with new grease so that it spins properly,is this a normal thing.???



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Aussie81Interstate
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Re: starter repacking.

Post by Aussie81Interstate » Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:05 pm

I would not think you should need to repack it with grease every 6 months. Once every 6 years maybe...

What sort of grease are you using ??

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CrystalPistol
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Re: starter repacking.

Post by CrystalPistol » Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:40 pm

I cleaned & repacked the 1200's in late 1990s when I did the "brush plate ground wire" addition mod … and the starter in the 1500 is as mother Honda shipped it in 1997
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