Re: [MH-list] VW Jammed Starter Motor?

Ernest <ernb@...>

On 3/1/09 22:09, "Martin Bennett" <> wrote:

Seem to remember that rocking the vehicle in top gear might free it or
hitting the starter motor with a hammer.
Correct, Martin. Turning the engine in its normal direction will usually
release a jammed Bendix. If the starter can be located (I'm hanged if I know
where mine is.) the shaft sometimes ends in a small square section that can
be turned with a spanner.


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