How the Sprag works.
The sprag clutch is fixed into the back of the
To get to this component for repair or
replacement use this link
Starter Sprag Clutch Repair
When installing a new sprag clutch, examine the new
sprag clutch carefully, on one of the plates will be an arrow noting the
direction it is to be installed, see the arrow in the above picture at 12 o'
clock. Make a note of this when you take the old
When I removed the circlip, that retains the sprag clutch in the back of the flywheel, this arrow was visible.
|If your Sprag Clutch appears to slip, here is a link to a website that describes how to fix this.|
|The picture, below, shows the Sprag Spring that may be shortened about 1/4"|
|The picture, below, shows the two ends of the Sprag Spring|