Honda CRV Shop Manual 1997 2002 (4) PDF | Page 7

?? Disconnect the wire from the S terminal (A).
?? Make the connections as described below using as
heavy a wire as possible (preferably equivalent to
the wire used for the vehicle). To avoid damaging
the starter, never leave the battery connected for
more than 10 seconds.
?? Connect the battery as shown. If the starter pinion
moves out, it is working properly.
?? Disconnect the battery from the body. If the pinion
retracts immediately, it is working properly.
?? Clamp the starter firmly in a vise.
?? Connect the starter to the battery as described in
the diagram below, and confirm that the motor
starts and keeps rotating.
?? If the electric current and motor speed meet the
specifications when the battery voltage is at 11.5 V,
the starter is working properly.