arco marine correct starter rotation for left hand engine rotation  Left Hand Engine Rotation.

This is the most common engine rotation found on today’s marine engines. This is the same rotation as automotive engines. Use these charts to determine the correct starter rotation needed.   <Engine Rotation Viewed From The Flywheel End>

Right Hand Engine Rotation.       determining correct starter rotation right hand engine rotation ARCO Marine

This is not very common on today’s marine engines. This is the opposite rotation of automotive engines.  <Engine Rotation Viewed From The Flywheel End>

Another way to determine the starter rotation is to inspect the chamfer on the starter drive gear. The bevel will always be on the trailing edge.

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