What is starting motor?

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Yanmar 2GM20 - Specifications
... The engine is equipped with a starting motor (D.C ... The engine is typically activated by a key and a starting motor switch ... Upon turning the key and pressing the starting motor switch, the oil pressure alarm will ring for about a second until the engine starts to run ...

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