Starter Motor Clutch
Starter Motor Clutch Disassembly
Remove the starter motor clutch (see Starter Motor Clutch
Take the drive gear [A] off the driven gear [B].
Remove the needle bearing [C].
Remove the snap ring [D].
Take the one-way clutch [E] off the driven gear.
Starter Motor Clutch Assembly
Install the one-way clutch [A] to the driven gear.
Face the circlip side of the one-way clutch to inside.
Install the new snap ring [B] to the driven gear.
Install the drive gear [C] while turn it counterclockwise [D].
Apply molybdenum disulfide oil solution to the needle
bearing [E], and install it.
Starter Motor Clutch Inspection
Starter Motor (see Starter Motor Removal in the Electri-
cal System chapter)
Torque Limiter Cover (see Torque limiter Removal)
Turn the torque limiter [A] by hand. The torque limiter
should turn backward freely [B], but should not turn for-
If the starter motor clutch does not operate as it should or
if it makes noise, go to the next step.
Disassemble the starter motor clutch, and visually inspect
the clutch parts.
One-way Clutch [A]
Driven Gear [B]
If there is any worn or damaged part, replace it.
Examine the drive gear [C] as well. Replace the clutch
gear if it is worn or damaged.