Starter Motor Clutch
Starter Motor Clutch Removal/Installation
Refer to Alternator Rotor Removal and Installation in the
Electrical System chapter.
Starter Motor Clutch Inspection
Alternator Cover (see Electrical System chapter)
Starter Idle Gear
Turn the starter motor clutch gear [A] by hand. The starter
motor clutch gear should turn clockwise [B] freely, but
should not turn counterclockwise [C].
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.
If there is any worn or damaged part, replace it.
Examine the starter motor clutch gear as well. Replace
it if it worn or damaged.
Starter Motor Clutch Disassembly
Alternator Rotor (see Electrical System chapter)
Starter Motor Clutch Bolts [A] and Starter Motor Clutch
Starter Motor Clutch Assembly
Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of
the starter motor clutch bolts and tighten them.
Torque - Starter Motor Clutch Bolts: 33 N·m (3.4 kgf·m, 24
CRANKSHAFT / TRANSMISSION 9-21