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Old 03-09-2011, 11:49 AM
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Originally Posted by robertobaggio20 View Post
What's involved in the starter kit? Might not be necessary at all. I had been under the impression that a regreasing of the innards would be all that's necessary. After all, a starter is only used when starting the car....it really does not mechanically wear out.

Ohhh.....hmmm.....is there any carbon inside the starter? That might wear out.

http://parts.bmwofsouthatlanta.com/p...411721297.html

That's a link to a local company. Would you mind checking with them as to the composition of the starter kit? That may be useful to understand this question better. Thanks Rick.
I'll check with them and yes there are carbon brushes that wear out. All armatures have carbon brushes.
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