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Old 11-22-2014, 04:43 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by BruceK View Post
As a total non mechanic, the classic short term treatment for a starter not throwing in was a smart tap to the body of the starter motor and/or the solenoid.
We call that "percussive maintenance". I've used it often in different situations including stuck computer hard drives.
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