<VV> Starter grinds unless switch is turned firmly?

Bryan Blackwell bryan at skiblack.com
Sat Feb 11 11:05:33 EST 2017

It sure sounds like a problem with the switch itself having worn contacts.


> On Feb 10, 2017, at 11:46 PM, Ignacio Valdes via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
> Hi, My 1964 Corvair Monza Coupe 'Lisa' has developed an issue with the
> starter. If I turn the switch lightly the starter does not engage very well
> and it grinds. If I turn it quickly and firmly it engages and does not
> grind. But I have to 'think about it' when I turn the switch or it grinds.
> What is going on? It did not do this before. Solenoid is Clark's replaced
> about a year ago. Starter was rebuilt about a year ago.
> -- IV

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