Cagiva River

Q: Can anyone help me? Do you know what other starter motor will fit this machine as I cannot get one and I’ve tried everywhere.

A: This is a Mitsuba motor, identified as 36496 on the outside I believe, though I do not think that is a code used by Mitsuba.

You could try to contact Mitsuba in Japan directly: the email is


Alternatively, would it not be possible to repair your current motor? I assume that it has burnt out in which case it could be re-wound by a specialist such as startermotorman, who can be contacted on 0239 234 8920. Hope that helps!

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