9. Starter motor: removal and refitting

  1. Remove both side panels.
  2. Remove the fuel injection control unit and storage tray. See Chapter 5 - Oil&Fuel - 17: Fuel system electrical components: removal, examination and refitting - Fuel injection control unit. Remove the battery as described in Maintenance - Routine Maintenance - 10. Check the battery.
  3. Disconnect the starter motor lead, remove the two retaining screws and withdraw the motor, manoeuvring it out to the rear.
  4. Reassembly is the reverse of the removal procedure.


9.3a Disconnect battery before disturbing starter motor connection


9.3b Unscrew two retaining screws to release starter motor


9.3c Renew sealing O-ring to prevent oil leaks