starting motor

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Noun1.starting motor - an electric motor for starting an engine
electrical system - equipment in a motor vehicle that provides electricity to start the engine and ignite the fuel and operate the lights and windshield wiper and heater and air conditioner and radio
electric motor - a motor that converts electricity to mechanical work
kick start, kick starter - a starter (as on a motorcycle) that is activated with the foot and the weight of the body
self-starter - an electric starting motor that automatically starts an internal-combustion engine
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The hybrid drive is a smooth operator with the push button ignition seeing the car start with a beep rather than the usual rumble of a starting motor. When the petrol engine does get going it doesn't make much in the way of a commotion and gives smooth progress with the aid of the automatic gearbox.
He contacted Charles Kettering to develop an electric starting motor and equip a Cadillac with the device.
How do you get a prop to turn again once it has been feathered if the starting motor has failed?
He said: "She broke down and we lent her a replacement and put a new battery and starting motor in her car.
Last year's winners had to sit it out for a long 30 minutes as mechanics changed the battery, starting motor and electronic dash in an effort to trace the fault, robbing them of any chance of victory.
They are designed to handle the inrush of current that a starting motor demands without tripping thermal overload protection, while still providing that protection if the motor stalls or short circuits.
THE STARTING motor of Baldwin's car was working properly, a vehicle examiner told the court.
The set has an electric starting motor and battery set with a disconnect switch, as well as a jacket water heater with thermostat and shut-off valves.
The generator, which will double as a starting motor, will provide power for electric motors driving accessories that currently are mechanically powered by the engine, via belts or gears.
The old bare wire salvaged from the starting motor armature that was held in place with fence staples had to go.
Baldwin had claimed that there had been a problem with the starting motor on the car, but when police examined it they could find no sign of a fault.
Front brake pads are pounds 44.80, a new gearbox pounds 1054, an alternator pounds 288 and a starting motor pounds 227.