15-7. Servicing the Clutch Unit.
Rotate the pinion. The pinion gear should rotate
smoothly in one direction, but should not rotate in the
opposite direction. If the starter clutch unit does not
function properly, or the pinion is worn, chipped, or
burred, replace the starter clutch unit.
15-8. Assembling the. Starter.
Figure 15-20. Starter.
(1) Position the shifter fork in the drive housing and
of the pin should angle away from the housing. The fork
and retainer pin should operate freely after bending the tip
of the pin.
the solenoid moving core and
(3) Put the pinion shaft into the drive housing and
install a friction washer and the drive gear.
(4) Install the clutch and pinion assembly, and the
(5) Complete the installation of the pinion shaft
engaging the shifting fork with the clutch actuators. The
friction washer must be positioned on the shoulder of the
splines of the pinion shaft before the driven gear is
Figure 15-21. Shifter Fork and Clutch Arrangement.