# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Small Engine Technology II Task 679312142

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Service and repair DC electric starter/generator.

Definition

Following manufacturer’s specifications and instructor’s guidelines, service should include cleaning starter/generator and checking for

  • open- or short-circuits
  • commentator with growler
  • condition of brushes
  • condition of bearings.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What conditions would lead to service or repair of a DC starter/generator?
  • How would repair procedure be determined?
  • What is the difference in servicing and repairing a DC starter/generator?