ENGINE DIVISION SERVICE MANUAL
Fig. 2. Sectional View of Starting Motor with International Duty Clutch
Lubrication is provided for the bron2 bushings
located in the commutator end frame, lever housing and
the nose housing, by an oil saturated wick that projects
through each bushing and contacts the armature shaft.
Oil can be added to the wicks by removing the pipe
The starting motor should be lubricated whenever it
is disassembled with SAE-10 oil. All the wicks should be
saturated, reservoirs filled and the splines underneath
the clutch should be lubricated with a light coat of oil.
Some of the starting motors are equipped with a
large oil reservoir for each wick, also "O" rings are used
at various locations to resist entry of dirt and moisture.
The starting motors which utilize the large oil reservoirs
and the "O" ring are called "long life motors."
On chassis operating under normal conditions no
maintenance to these starting motors will be required.
When the engine is overhauled the starting motor should
be disassembled, inspected, cleaned, tested and any
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