I REPLACED THE STARTER AFTER IT JUST SPINS WITHOUT ENGAGING THE FLYWHEEL. NEW STARTER DOES THE SAME

  • Tiny
  • batompki
  • 1994 Mercedes Benz C280
  • 209,500 miles

I replaced the starter after I figured out that I needed a 2' extension and universal joint adapter. My new starter does the same thing as the one that I replaced. It spins without engaging the flywheel.

Thursday, October 20th, 2011 AT 5:53 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Try shimming it closer to the flexplate by using starter shims

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Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 AT 2:26 PM

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