2-14. Replace Engine Air Starter. (FIGURE 2-8)
This task covers:
INITIAL SETUP :
Tool kit, general mechanic's rail
Engine shutdown. Tagged Out of Service.
and marine diesel engine
TM 55-1905-223-10. Air supply to
Lifting sling P/N 3375958
Torque wrench kit P/N 3377216
Air starting engine P/N 5244i-12
Out of Service tags, Item 7, Appendix C
Do not attempt to adjust the automatic trip valve (ATV) in the starter inlet or
remove the lower plate protecting the ATV mechanism.
The starting motor is very heavy. Be sure it is rigged properly to the lift sling
before any attempt is made to remove it.
Attach lifting sling to the starter motor (3) and take up slack.
Remove air supply connection (7) slowly, allowing air pressure to bleed off.
Remove air lines (6) from starter to solenoid (5).
Remove two bolts (4) and remove solenoid (5) from starter motor (3).
Remove three capscrews and washers (2), securing the starter to the flywheel cover (1).
Pull starter (3) straight away from the flywheel cover (1). Lift away with the sling.