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Re: Starter for 1947 Farmall H

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John M

04-09-2013 14:26:05
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Windings can be replaced, if thats thats the problem. Whats it doing?




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Dwight Wullweber

04-09-2013 17:47:40
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 Re: Starter for 1947 Farmall H in reply to John M, 04-09-2013 14:26:05  
Thank you all for the suggestions and information. The starter had been working just fine until last fall when it would only click a little. Took it off and cleaned up the inside and used a jumper battery and worked fine. Installed and worked fine this spring for a couple of starts. But then, last week I started and ran for a few seconds and could not reach the choke and it died. Now we are back to the click when the starter switch is pressed. Same as last fall. The thought was the armature winding and when a certain spot is hit, it fails to engage the starter. BUT, you have a green horn here. Again, my car friend suggested a new starter. All comments would be appreciated.

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LA in WI

04-10-2013 08:08:56
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 Re: Starter for 1947 Farmall H in reply to Dwight Wullweber, 04-09-2013 17:47:40  
Dwight, A lot of H and M Farmalls have this problem, including my H. The starter gear hits and locks up against the ring gear without meshing properly. At first the problem seems to be electrical, but I am betting it is not.

Put the tractor in 5th gear with clutch engaged (ignition switch OFF) and then rock the back wheels as hard as you can and the gears should unlock. You might hear a "click" as the starter gear comes free.
Another method is to loosen the starter mounting bolts slowly until you hear the "click", then retighten the bolts.

If I start my H by not pressing on the starter button hard enuf the starter often gives kind of a stutter and I get the lockup. If I press hard I rarely have the problem.

LA in WI

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Ed Hotaling

04-10-2013 06:09:24
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 Re: Starter for 1947 Farmall H in reply to Dwight Wullweber, 04-09-2013 17:47:40  
How old are your battery cables? I think mine had the original cables on it when I got it. After converting to 12 volts and going through a couple of starters, I finally replaced the cables. Inside the insulation was all corroded and useless. Just another thought.



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Dwight Wullweber

04-10-2013 18:56:39
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 Re: Starter for 1947 Farmall H in reply to Ed Hotaling, 04-10-2013 06:09:24  
Thank you so much, all of you are very helpful with you suggestions. I think there is a good chance the starter shaft is being held up against the flywheel but called a mechanic that works on starters and visited with him for a while. Bottom line is I asked him to look at inside of starter and give his recommendations. Will post the solution when we get it figured out. Thank again everyone.



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john *.?-!.* cub owner

04-09-2013 20:04:20
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 Re: Starter for 1947 Farmall H in reply to Dwight Wullweber, 04-09-2013 17:47:40  
sounds like it is jamming in the flywheel teeth. Loosen the bolts just a little , put tractor in 5th and rock wheels. Probably hear a POP, then it will work.



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