High Performance 1.4KW Starter (Chrome)
J016242013-11-01
GENERAL
Kit Number
31559-99A
Models
For model fitment information, see the P&A retail catalog or the Parts and Accessories section of www.harley-davidson.com (English only).
Kit Contents
See Figure 2 and Table 1. FLT Models will also require a new Oil Spout Gasket, Part Number 62432-93A (available separately).
WARNING
Rider and passenger safety depend upon the correct installation of this kit. Use the appropriate service manual procedures. If the procedure is not within your capabilities or you do not have the correct tools, have a Harley-Davidson dealer perform the installation. Improper installation of this kit could result in death or serious injury. (00333b)
NOTE
This instruction sheet references Service Manual information. A Service Manual for your model motorcycle is required for this installation and is available from a Harley-Davidson Dealer.
INSTALLATION
WARNING
To prevent accidental vehicle start-up, which could cause death or serious injury, disconnect battery cables (negative (-) cable first) before proceeding. (00307a)
WARNING
Disconnect negative (-) battery cable first. If positive (+) cable should contact ground with negative (-) cable connected, the resulting sparks can cause a battery explosion, which could result in death or serious injury. (00049a)
1.
See the Service Manual. Remove the seat and disconnect the battery cables, negative cable first.
2.
See the Service Manual. Remove the existing starter.
1Oil filler cap/dipstick
2Oil filler spout
3Gasket
4Breather hose
5Hex socket screw (4)
Figure 1. Remove Oil Filler Spout (FLT Models Only)
3.
For all except FLT Models: See the Service Manual. Install the new starter. Proceed to Step 4. For FLT Models: See Figure 1. When installing this starter on FLT model motorcycles, remove the oil filler spout. To remove the oil filler spout on FLT Models: Screws are difficult to reach, but can be carefully removed without disconnecting the exhaust system.
a.
Place a drain pan under the engine oil pan.
b.
Remove the oil filler cap/dipstick (1) and set aside.
c.
Leave the breather hose (item 4, if so equipped) to the oil filler spout (2). Remove the four hex socket screws (5) holding the spout to the transmission housing. Remove the oil filler spout. Wrap with a shop rag and set aside, out of the way.
d.
Carefully scrape all gasket material from the transmission housing, being sure not to cut into the gasket surface on the transmission housing.
e.
See the Service Manual. Install the new starter.
f.
Place the new gasket (3) in position, and re-attach the oil filler spout. Tighten the screws to 7-9 ft-lbs (9.5- 12.2 Nm).
g.
Install the oil filler cap/dipstick. Check the oil level.
WARNING
Connect positive (+) battery cable first. If positive (+) cable should contact ground with negative (-) cable connected, the resulting sparks can cause a battery explosion, which could result in death or serious injury. (00068a)
4.
Connect the battery cables, positive cable first.
WARNING
After installing seat, pull upward on seat to be sure it is locked in position. While riding, a loose seat can shift causing loss of control, which could result in death or serious injury. (00070b)
5.
See the Service Manual. Install the seat.
Figure 2. Service Parts
Table 1. Service Parts
Item
Description (Quantity)
Part Number
1
Bearing, Ball (15mm I.D.)
8871
2
Bearing, Ball (8mm I.D.)
8883
3
"O"-Ring, Yoke (2)
31695-90
4
Holder Assembly, Starter Brush (includes Brush Springs)
31518-90
5
Spring, Starter Brush (4)
31661-90
6
Drain Vent
31660-90
7
End Frame, Starter
Not sold separately
8
Through Bolt (Chrome) (2)
3624
9
Screw, Chrome, w/ "O"-Ring (2)
1036
10
Cap, Terminal (Rubber)
31662-90
11
Nut, Flange
3403
12
Washer
6217
13
Switch Assembly
Not sold separately
14
Gear, Idler
31525-90
15
Roller, Idler
9077
16
Retainer, Idler
31530-90
17
Ball, Steel
8879
18
Spring, Return
31600-90
19
Repair Kit, Starter (incl. Plunger and Gasket)
31604-91
20
Plunger Sub-Assembly
31665-90
21
Solenoid Cover Kit (Chrome) (includes Switch Gasket)
31783-00
22
Gasket, Switch
31687-90
23
Clutch Sub-Assembly, Starter (incl. Clutch, Spring & Shaft)
31516-94
24
Clutch, Starter
31663-90
25
Spring
31692-90
26
Shaft, Output
31664-94
27
Housing, Starter
Not sold separately
28
"O"-Ring
11116
29
Bolt, Starter (w/ Washer) (2)
928
30
Nut w/ Washer (not shown)
31694-90