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Seized? Lister D

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Seized? Lister D

Post by kennill on Tue Jul 19 2016, 11:13

I have two D's

I have struggled to get one going but a carburettor strip and reset led to it running well on Sunday.

I ran it for a few minutes and shut it down normally.

When I came to restart it later on it appears to have locked.

There is a minute amount of play only on the flywheel, other than that it is solid.

I cannot understand how this can be.

Any ideas welcome, please?

(Removing the plug does not help one bit.

Ken

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Re: Seized? Lister D

Post by astrocreep2000 on Tue Jul 19 2016, 13:44

You could check to see if the magneto is seized. If it is , the chain would stop the engine from turning but give you a little bit of play on the flywheel. I had this problem with an early shaft driven D.

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