16-36 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Electric Starter System
Starter Motor Removal
Storage Box (see Storage Box Removal in the Frame
Air Cleaner Box (see Air Cleaner Box Removal in the
Fuel System (DFI) chapter)
Slide the rubber cap [A].
Remove the starter motor cable terminal nut [B].
Remove the starter motor mounting bolts [C] and engine
ground terminal [D].
Remove the starter motor [E].
Starter Motor Installation
Do not tap the starter motor shaft or body. Tapping
the shaft or body could damage the motor.
Clean the starter motor leg [A] and engine ground terminal
Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one.
Apply grease to the new O-ring.
Install the starter motor.
Tighten the starter motor mounting bolts together with the
engine ground terminal.
Torque - Starter Motor Mounting Bolts: 9.8 N·m (1.0 kgf·m,
Install the starter motor cable and tighten the starter motor
cable terminal nut.
Slide back the rubber cap to the original position [A].
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapters).