Remove the clutch cover.
Remove the return spring [A] with pliers.
Spring Guide [B]
Remove the kick shaft assembly [C], twisting it counterclockwise.
There is a thrust washer between the kick shaft end and the
Apply molybdenum disulﬁde grease to the thrust washer.
Put the thrust washer [A] on the kick shaft end, and ﬁt the kick shaft
assembly in the crankcase.
Fit the return spring end into the kick shaft, turn the spring clockwise
and insert the other end of the spring into the crankcase.
Install the plastic spring guide.
Install the clutch cover.
Apply a thin coat of molybdenum disulﬁde grease [A] to the ratchet
teeth and the kick gear inside.
Kick Gear [C]
Kick Shaft [D]
Spring Guide [E]
Return Spring [F]
Replace the circlips that were removed with new ones.
Align the ratchet punch mark [A] with the punch mark [B] on the kick
Misalignment of the ratchet changes the kick spring preload.
Light preload could cause mechanism noise and heavy
preload could weaken or break the spring.