15-46 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Electric Starter System
Starter Motor Removal
Remove the alternator rotor with the starter clutch (see
Alternator Rotor/Starter Clutch Removal).
Remove the starter chain guide screws [A] and remove
the starter chain guide [B] with the guide stay [C].
Pull out the starter motor sprocket [D] with the starter mo-
tor chain [E] from the starter motor.
Disconnect the starter motor cable [B].
Remove the starter motor mounting bolts [A].
Pry the starter motor loose from the crankcase with a
screwdriver, slide the starter motor off towards the right
side of the engine.
Lift up the carburetor [A] with a suitable bar [B], and then
lifting up the starter motor end pull out the starter motor
[C] as shown.
Do not tap on the starter motor shaft or body. Tap-
ping on the shaft or body may damage the motor.
Starter Motor Installation
Install the starter motor in the reverse order of removal.
Clean the starter motor lugs [A] and crankcase where the
starter motor is grounded [B].
Replace the O-ring with a new one, if it is deteriorated or
damaged, and apply a little oil to it.
Tighten the starter motor mounting bolts with the ground
Torque - Starter Motor Mounting Bolts: 11 N·m (1.1 kgf·m,
Pour in the specified type and amount of oil (see Engine
Oil Change in the Engine Lubrication chapter).