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Starter spins but doesn't engage

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Old 06-24-2010, 09:30 AM
Rooster59 Rooster59 is offline
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Default Starter spins but doesn't engage

Hey guys - I had the starter out for some tranny work and when I put it all back together and went to fire it up the starter spins but doesn't engage the flywheel. Could it be that I overtightened the jackshaft bolt? I appreciate any help you can give.
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Old 08-17-2015, 07:00 AM
Jon Grove Jon Grove is offline
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Roster, I have the exact same problem. Except I changed the starter pinion gear and the starter gear off the flywheel. They had some teeth damage. Now once back together the starter just spins.
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