STARTER ASSEMBLY TEST/REPLACE.
This task covers:
Ammeter (Item 2, Appendix B)
Tool kit, general mechanic's (Item 1, Appendix B)
Engine shut down and cool
Do not smoke or use open flame or spark-producing equipment in the vicinity
of the battery.
Avoid making contact across the battery terminals. This can result in severe
arcing which could cause an explosion resulting in bodily injury.
Ensure the batteries, wiring, and switches are in satisfactory condition and the
engine is known to be functioning properly before removing starter motor.
Remove battery cables as follows:
Disconnect battery cable from negative battery post before disconnecting any
other leads from engine components. This precaution will prevent short circuits
which could damage the starter or other electrical components.
Loosen negative battery post terminals.
Using battery terminal puller to remove loosened terminal lugs, remove negative battery terminal first.