Inside Line: Autoelectro

by

On VW Transporter T2 petrol variants, the Starter Motor is free floating and it is important that the bush in the gearbox housing where the armature locates is replaced to avoid slow or lazy starting issues, which ultimately causes the starter motor to fail.

The bush in the gearbox is difficult to replace and is often worn, checking of the armature shaft for wear or scoring will show if the bush needs replacing. Corroded terminals are also a problem and should be cleaned before fitting.

ECP BOSS WARNS OF BLOCK EXEMPTION ‘EXISTENTIAL THREAT’

Andy Hamilton rails against VM ‘mini monopolies’ and demands that the UK government and the CMA take action in face of ‘abuse’ of the rules

Read More

PRA BOSS CALLS FOR FORECOURT ‘PINGDEMIC’ EXCLUSION

‘Forecourt workers are essential and should be exempt from self-isolation requirements if fully vaccinated’, say PRA

Read More

YORKSHIRE EXHAUST SPECIALISTS SAY ‘YES’ TO AAG BUYOUT

Leeds-based firm had been a UAN member and employed over 60 people

Read More

NEW TRADE COALITION FORMED TO FIGHT BLOCK EXEMPTION THREAT

AFCAR comprises of bosses from four major UK trade bodies

Read More

HALFORDS TO HIRE 700 TECHNICIANS

Chain hiring following a busy year for vehicle mobile servicing and pedal cycles

Read More

Go to comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *