Yaris 2007

Starter

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Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Toyota Yaris 2007-2010

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Disengage the claw while pushing it upward and remove the flywheel housing side cover.

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    Fig. Disengage the claw while pushing it upward and remove the flywheel housing side cover

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  5. Remove the terminal cap.
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  7. Remove the nut and remove terminal 30.
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  9. Disconnect the connector.
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  11. Remove the 2 bolts and remove the starter assembly.
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  13. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
    NOTE
    Make sure that the claw makes a click sound, indicating that it fits tightly. Replace the claw with a new one if it does not fit tightly or is deformed.



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    Fig. Removing the starter assembly-0.8 kW type



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    Fig. Removing the starter assembly-1.6 kW type



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    Fig. View of the starter and components

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Testing



Specific to:

Toyota Yaris 2007-2010


NOTE
The battery must be in good condition and fully charged prior to performing this test.

  1. Disable the ignition system by unplugging the coil pack. Verify that the vehicle will not start.
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  3. Connect a voltmeter between the positive terminal of the battery and the starter B+ circuit.
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  5. Turn the ignition key to the START position and note the voltage on the meter.
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  7. If voltage reads 0.5 volts or more, there is high resistance in the starter cables or the cable ground, repair as necessary. If the voltage reading is ok proceed to the next step.
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  9. Connect a voltmeter between the positive terminal of the battery and the starter M circuit.
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  11. Turn the ignition key to the START position and note the voltage on the meter.
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  13. If voltage reads 0.5 volts or more, there is high resistance in the starter. Repair or replace the starter as necessary.
    NOTE
    Many automotive parts stores have starter bench testers available for use by customers. A starter bench test is the most definitive way to determine the condition of your starter.

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