Cleaning solvents are flammable and toxic to eye, skin, and respiratory
tract. Skin and eye protections are required when working in contact with
cleaning solvents. Avoid repeated or prolonged contact. Work in well
ventilated area only. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flame. Do not
smoke while using cleaning solvent. Failure to observe this warning can
result in injury or death to personnel.
Clean starter motor with cleaning solvent and a clean rag. Allow to air dry.
1. Inspect starter motor body for deformation, dents, cracks, deformation, or obvious damage. Replace
starter motor if damaged.
2. Inspect solenoid for evidence of electrical short. Inspect electrical connection studs for corrosive
damage. Replace starter motor if any damage is suspected.
1. Install starter motor (12) into cylinder block. Install upper bolt (14) followed by lower bolt (13).
2. Connect electrical wire (11) to start solenoid lug.
3. Connect electrical wires (6,7) to connection stud (8) using nut (9) and washer (10). Hand tighten nut
until resistance is met. Tighten nut one additional quarter turn with open end wrench.
4. Install muffler gasket (5) in position on engine muffler studs (3).
5. Position muffler (1) on engine and install on engine muffler studs (3).
6. Install two bolts (4) retaining the lower rear muffler bracket to the engine.
7. Install two nuts (2) on engine muffler studs (3). Tighten securely.