Starter Motor Clutch
Starter Motor Clutch Removal/Inspection
Refer to the Alternator Rotor Removal and Installation in
Starter Motor Clutch Inspection
Alternator Cover (see Alternator Cover Removal in this
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 Alternator Rotor Removal in this
Starter Motor Clutch Bolts [A]
Starter Motor Clutch [B]
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: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 16-37