How to test a Hitachi starter? - JustAnswer Apr 09, 2010How to test a Hitachi starter? Customer Question. I have a Hitachi starter/generator.. I have a Hitachi starter/generator GSB107-0312V0, part # XXXXX It is not installed. How can I test it ? You could use some regular wire for the A1 and A2 leads to your battery to test it that way. How to Trouble Shoot & Repair a Golf Cart Starter Generator Many times when this is a problem the brushes in your starter are worn out and need to be replaced. This is a really common problem and an extremely easy fix! In this video we will show you how to troubleshoot and replace the starter generator brushes in your gas powered golf cart!