Electric Starter System
Starter Motor Removal
Drain the coolant (see Coolant Change in the Periodic
Air Cleaner Housing Cover (see Air Cleaner Housing Re-
moval in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter)
Water Hose Fitting Bolts [A]
Water Hose Fitting [B] and Bracket [C]
Slide out the rubber cap [A].
Starter Motor Cable Terminal Nut [B]
Starter Motor Mounting Bolts [C]
Starter Motor [D] and Bracket [E]
Starter Motor Installation
Do not tap the starter motor shaft or body. Tapping
the shaft or body could damage the motor.
Clean the starter motor installing hole [A].
Clean the starter motor legs [B] and crankcase [C] where
the starter motor is ground.
Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one.
Apply grease to the new O-ring.
Install the bracket.
Torque - Starter Motor Mounting Bolts: 10 N·m (1.0 kgf·m,
Install the starter motor cable [A] as shown.
The starter motor cable should be parallel with the straight
line that links the starter motor mounting bolts.
Torque - Starter Motor Cable Terminal Nut [B]: 5.9 N·m (0.60
kgf·m, 52 in·lb)
Slide back the rubber cap to the original position.
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapters).
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 16-45