M11 Industrial Operation and Maintenance – 012-022   Air Starting Motor

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General Information

General Information


The air starting motor system (tanks, line sizes, and valves) is designed and installed by the OEM and starting motor suppliers. Contact the manufacturer about any questions on the air starting systems.

    Air Starting Motor Maintenance

  • Do not operate the air starting motor with air pressure lower than 480 kPa [70 psi].
  • Maintain the air compressor according to the recommendations outlined in the manual.
  • For maximum efficiency, the hoses, tubes, and lines must not leak.
  • Refer to the OEM and starting motor manufacturer’s manuals for specific information regarding the starting motors, valves, and systems.

Last Modified:  06-Dec-2004