DETROIT DIESEL 53
Starting Motor 7.3
Then pull the motor forward to remove it from the
bronze bushing (one at each end and one at the center)
and contact the armature shaft. Oil can be added to
each wick by removing a pipe plug which is accessible
Check the starting motor, if required, in accordance with
on the outside of the motor.
the Delco-Remy "Cranking Circuit" maintenance
Remove Starting Motor
Install Starting Motor
Remove the ground strap or cable from the
battery or the cable from the starting motor solenoid.
To install the starting motor, reverse the procedure
outlined for removal. Tighten the 5/8" -11 mounting
battery from a direct short.
bolts to 137-147 Ib-ft torque.
Disconnect all of the wires from the starting
Keep all of the electrical connections clean and tight.
motor solenoid terminals. Tag the wires to insure
When installing wiring terminal leads to the starting
motor and the solenoid switch, tighten the No. 1032
Support the motor and remove the three bolts
connections to 1630 Ib-in torque and the 1/2" x 13
and lock washers which secure it to the flywheel
connections to 20-25 lb-ft torque.
1971 General Motors Corp.
SEC. 7.3 Page 3