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  • lutherkechte Jan 21, 2011

    idid not recive any instruction or a piture of the starter

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Repalcing the starter

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  • Marvin
    Marvin Jan 21, 2011

    Instructions for 4.9 Liter V8




    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    2. Raise and safely support the vehicle securely on jack stands.
    3. Remove the starter motor shield.
    4. Remove the exhaust front and rear pipe assembly.
    5. Remove the flex-plate inspection cover.
    6. Disconnect the solenoid 'S' terminal nut and battery cable nut.
    7. Unbolt the starter motor mounting bolts, and remove the starter motor.








    To install:



    1. Install the starter motor, and tighten to 32 ft. lbs. (43 Nm).
    2. Install the solenoid 'S' terminal nut. Tighten the nut to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm).
    3. Install the battery cable nut and tighten to 12 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
    4. Install the flex-plate inspection cover, the front and rear exhaust pipe assembly and the starter motor shield.
    5. Lower the vehicle.
    6. Connect the negative battery cable.


  • Marvin
    Marvin Jan 21, 2011

    Here is antoher set of instructions, both are correct.




    Things You'll Need:



    • Wrench set

    • Jack

    • Jack stands

    • Socket set

    • Ratchet



    1. Locate the negative battery cable on the negative terminal of the battery. Remove the retaining bolt from the cable end with a wrench and isolate the end from the battery to avoid shorts or accidental startup of the car will you are working.


    2. Place a jack under the front of the car and raise it high enough to work under. Position a set of jack stands under the frame rails to support the car. Remove the jack and set it aside for now. Locate the starter motor on the driver's side of the engine from under the car.


    3. Locate the two terminals on the back of the starter solenoid. The smaller one is the "S" terminal and the larger, the "B" terminal. Remove the nut from the "S" terminal with a socket and ratchet and then slide the wires off the terminal. Move to the "B" terminal and remove the nut using a socket and ratchet and then slide the single large wire off the terminal.


    4. Locate the mounting bolt and bracket at the rear of the starter as well as the two starter mounting bolts at the front of the starter. Remove the mounting bolt from the rear of the starter and then remove the two mounting bolts at the front of the starter with a socket and ratchet. Support the starter motor by hand and lower the starter down and out of the engine compartment. Remove the starter from under the car.

  • Matthew Matteson Jun 07, 2019

    What size are the bolts?

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