Starting Aid Solenoid Maintenance. (Used on Model 350 PAWN only)
This task covers:
General Safety Instructions
General Mechanics Tool Kit (Appendix B, Section III,
To prevent rolling or sliding, do not work on equipment
that is not securely stabilized.
Equipment shut down, paragraph 2.5.2.
Do not work on equipment without following standard
shop safety precautions.
188.8.131.52.1. Removal. (Refer to Figure 4-6.1)
The engine starting fluid contains ethyl and is extremely flammable and toxic, It can be
harmful or fatal if swallowed. Avoid contact with skin or eyes or breathing fumes.
When disassembling the dieselmatic system there may be some pressurized fluid
trapped in the system. Wear goggles and protective clothing to avoid contact with skin
or eyes or breathing fumes.
Loosen clamp (1) and remove can of starting fluid (2) from valve assembly(3). Weigh the can of starting fluid to
An empty can weighs 16 oz and a full can weighs 37 oz. Therefore, if, the can weighs
24 oz it is serviceable and good for approximately 100 starts. A full can is good for
approximately 200 starts,
Disconnect tubing (4) from blockor (5) to atomizer(6) and remove atomizer from engine manifold.
Cut connecters(7) from wire(8) between temperature switch(9) and valve assembly(3).
Remove terminal ring (10) from starter solenoid and cut connector(11) from wire(12).
Remove screw(13), flat washer(14) and temperature switch(9) from engine.
Remove terminal ring(15) from engine block.
Remove screws (16), lockwashers (17), flat washers (18) and valve assembly(3) from engine.
Remove blockor (5) from dieselmatic valve assembly(3).
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