# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Diesel Equipment Technology III Task 701262834

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Inspect flywheel and starter ring gear.

Definition

Inspection should include

  • measuring the flywheel face and pilot bore runout with a micrometer
  • determining flywheel wear condition
  • checking for damaged ring gear teeth
  • determining needed action.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the allowable wear of a flywheel?
  • How might a damaged ring gear affect the starting system?