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Old 08-18-2014, 08:16 PM
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You changed the position of the armature...you hit the flat spot.
Why will it start up again after letting it sit for a while? How can a flatspot move to let it start?
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Give the starter the hammer test . If it starts , replace the starter ....
I was going to do that today, but got busy. I would have tried it when it left me stranded, but I didnt have a hammer with me. Im going to try and give it the hammer test tomorrow.
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So....I hit it with a hammer while starting (luckily I have a remote start) and it fired up when hitting the starter. Not everytime, but 6/10 times when hitting it.

It looks like a 2 bolt starter. I dont see a 3rd bolt
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Get a new starter first and that will show you the bolt pattern and how many.
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Old 08-19-2014, 06:27 PM
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Ive heard that even the 3 bolt patern that comes on the new ones, only 2 are used if it has 3. Some have 3 I guess
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