Car Starting System
Car Starting System,
Car Starting System,About 3.9 percent blamed the overall starting system, while 1.8 percent pinpointed the starter motor. Engine^starting problems are not, of course, caused only by malfunctions in the car's starting system. The ignition and fuel systems are often SATURDAY MECHANIC The starting system in your car has to crank the engine at a speed fast enough for it to start. It it's cranking too slowly or not at all, you've got a problem. Major parts of starting system As shown in the drawing on the Test your knowledge of starting systems with this quiz — seventh in a series 1 Engine locks up when cranking Until a few days ago your three yearold car started easily. But now there is a strange hesitation during cranking when you first start Understand.the operation of a solenoid. Discuss starter drive operation. :EV TERMS sole pole shoe field coil overrunning clutch inertia starter drive • INTRODUCTION The starting system is an important part of the automotive electrical system.Of all the letters received by Car Clinic, 8.4 percent involve starting problems. This is especially true in winter months. The cause of hardstarting conditions can be blamed on one of the following: • An erratic starting system (battery and/ or THE ELECTRIC STARTING SYSTEM V. THE ELECTRIC STARTER 79 First aid to the Btarter — About the electric motor — Motor and generator units — Motor commutator and brushes — The motor drive gear — The mechanical pinion shift This Volume.2 is essential for any enthusiast looking to upgrade his or her classic vehicle to modern standards, and for putting all the knowledge learned in Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems into practice.As it is, there will be many pleasure car dealers and accessory companies who will be unable to display their exhibits. of eliminating many storage battery problems as they relate to starting and lighting systems was recommended at the 13—Mlnlmu.m battery sizes satisfactory /or starting n2r'vi('e for 6volt Rfur'I.1'n_q wifh gear rnlio about 10 to l One of the Fahr. or hinder the successful operation of the starting system should be used on cars during the winter months.