15-18 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Starter Motor Clutch
Starter Motor Clutch Removal
•Remove the alternator rotor (see Alternator Rotor Re-
• Hold the alternator rotor with the flywheel holder [B] and
remove starter motor clutch bolts [C].
Special Tool - Flywheel Holder: 57001-1313
•Remove the starter motor clutch [A].
Starter Motor Clutch Installation
•Install the flange [A] of the one-way clutch into the recess
of the coupling [B].
•Apply high-lock agent to the starter motor clutch bolts.
•Tighten the starter motor clutch bolts.
Torque - Starter Motor Clutch Bolts: 12 N·m (1.2 kgf.m, 104
Starter Motor Clutch Inspection
•Remove the alternator cover (see Alternator Cover Re-
•Turn the starter gear by hand. The starter gear should
turn clockwise [A] freely, but should not turn counterclock-
wise [B] by the starter clutch function.
*If the starter motor clutch does not operate as specified or
is noisy, disassemble the starter motor clutch to visually
inspect the parts. Replace any parts that show wear or
•Visually inspect the starter gear.
•If the slide surface [A] is worn or damaged, replace the
Torque Limiter Inspection
•Remove the torque limiter cover (see Alternator Cover
•Remove the visually inspect the torque limiter [A].
*If the limiter has any wear, discoloration, or other dam-
aged, replace it as a unit.