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Old 11-21-2012, 06:42 AM   #30
chasbmw
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if the starter only gives problems when it is under load, then ther problem is often due to wear in the bushings, this allows the armature to cock sideways under load and everything starts to go really slow.

I dont know if the bushs are available for these old 8 tooth Boschs, but given that you can buy either Valeo or Nippon Denso 8 tooth starter motors nowadays I would go for replacement.
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chasbmw screwed with this post 11-21-2012 at 06:48 AM Reason: adding re replacements
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