03 wr450 starter motor

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  • joshmck

Posted August 21, 2010 - 10:12 AM


just bought an 03 wr450, the electric start doesnt work so we took it out. when we tested it it was running in the wrong direction with very little power. i take it its knackered?

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Posted August 21, 2010 - 11:51 AM


Not necessarily. It's running backwards because someone took it apart and rotated the magnet assy by accident. Try loosening the bolts and rotating the center secion 90 - 180 degrees. That should get it running the right direction. As for the low output maybe the brushes?


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