16-38 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Starter Motor Clutch
Starter Motor Clutch Removal/Installation
Refer to the Alternator Rotor Removal/Installation.
Starter Motor Clutch Inspection
Alternator Cover (see Alternator Cover Removal)
Starter Idle Gear and Shaft (see Alternator Rotor Re-
Torque Limiter and Shaft (see Alternator Rotor Removal)
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 (see Starter Motor
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)
Starter Motor Clutch Bolts [A]
Remove the starter motor clutch [A].
Starter Motor Clutch Assembly
Assembly is the reverse of disassembly.
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