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Old 05-27-2019, 05:26 PM
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Default Raptor 50 Titan starter shaft spins continues to spin after starting

I have an older Raptor 50 Titan that the starter shaft spins after the engine starts. This has caused the bearing to heat up and start melting the plastic around the bearing. What could be the cause of this?
Old 05-28-2019, 02:55 AM
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one way starter bearing is siezed
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So I checked the starter shaft bearing and it is dirty but not seized. The one way seems to be fine too... turning to the left it locks and turns the motor. Turning one way to the right spins freely and does not turn the motor.
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Can you put your finger on it and stop it spinning? Could just be some drag in the bearings.
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Going to put a fresh starter shaft bearing in and will put my finger on it when I put the heli back together while it is running. Could not find anyone that sold small bearings so just ordered from online.

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