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Ural: understand & servicing electric starter

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Re: Ural: understand & servicing electric starter

Post by co_g30 » Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:00 pm

great video tutorial on disassembling and servicing a URAL's starter! thanks for doing this, I see this in my near future.
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Post by cdscoot » Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:26 pm

How often should cleaning be done? Do you wait for a problem to develop?
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Post by Lokiboy » Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:27 pm

Really, really helpful. You and others are opening my eyes to the fact that the fear (maybe more of a concern of making what was a little problem into an overhaul) of doing something is far greater than actually doing it. It's not rocket science and knowing what to expect takes the mystery and guess work out of the equation.

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Re: Ural: understand & servicing electric starter

Post by cdscoot » Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:28 pm

Lokiboy wrote:Really, really helpful. You and others are opening my eyes to the fact that the fear (maybe more of a concern of making what was a little problem into an overhaul) of doing something is far greater than actually doing it. It's not rocket science and knowing what to expect takes the mystery and guess work out of the equation.

Thanks

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Post by isldtime » Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:40 pm

Great video Van!! :clap:
Always better to see it done before you try it.

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Re: Ural: understand & servicing electric starter

Post by Thermos » Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:20 pm

Thank you.

Might might be due for a cleaning soon.

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Post by motoleo » Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:40 pm

Great video. Thanks Van. Now I need to take those broken and apart starters I have to see if I can get them to work :)

I do have one that is rusted together, meaning the outside case with windings and the rotating shaft (armature?). Any suggestions in how and what to use to try and free them up without ruining the windings
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Re: Ural: understand & servicing electric starter

Post by gobium » Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:55 pm

motoleo wrote:Great video. Thanks Van. Now I need to take those broken and apart starters I have to see if I can get them to work :)

I do have one that is rusted together, meaning the outside case with windings and the rotating shaft (armature?). Any suggestions in how and what to use to try and free them up without ruining the windings
Impact out the four nuts that hold the magnetic fields and blast holes with pb plaster. See if that would help.

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Re: Ural: understand & servicing electric starter

Post by motoleo » Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:02 pm

gobium wrote:
motoleo wrote:Great video. Thanks Van. Now I need to take those broken and apart starters I have to see if I can get them to work :)

I do have one that is rusted together, meaning the outside case with windings and the rotating shaft (armature?). Any suggestions in how and what to use to try and free them up without ruining the windings
Impact out the four nuts that hold the magnetic fields and blast holes with pb plaster. See if that would help.
Thanks, that is what I was thinking but I wasn't sure if the pb blaster (or Kroil) would effect the varnish/coating around the wires.
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Post by Albuquralque » Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:30 am

Nicely done! :thumbsup:
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Re: Ural: understand & servicing electric starter

Post by Albuquralque » Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:29 pm

Gobium,

One other check you can do with the solenoid. It actually serves two purposes.

1. It pushes the starter gear into position on the flywheel.
2. There is a relay inside there that when power is applied to the small blade connector, a relay also connects the battery power lug to the lug with the large white wire on it. This provides +12VDC to the starter motor to turn.
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Re: Ural: understand & servicing electric starter

Post by rivers » Thu Jan 16, 2014 4:13 pm

motoleo wrote: Thanks, that is what I was thinking but I wasn't sure if the pb blaster (or Kroil) would effect the varnish/coating around the wires.
. Removing frozen bolts I've never had damage issues using Kroil or PBlaster (my favorites). For cleaning start/gen internal parts I've used Naptha with no harm to the windings. Not sure but I think(?) the windings are clear coated with lacquer so don't use a lacquer paint thinner as a solvent. If it's a shellac coating don't use alcohol. A quick call to your local auto elec shop will set you straight on solvents.
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Re: Ural: understand & servicing electric starter

Post by svakak » Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:52 pm

Great video!

I have problems with starter on my Ural Patrol 2009. After I have removed back plate of starter I saw that 4 springs that press the brushes are burned out, and that insulator tape on back of the starter cover is missing. Does anyone know original dimensions for starter springs, so I can buy new one.

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