Jack the truck and place on supports and disconnect one of the batter cables so the power to the truck is dead. Begin by removing the transmission bell-housing support (there are two bolts and one nut. One bolt at the transmission and one bolt at the front of the engine and one nut back about 6 inches from the bolt) and remove the brace. Remove the driver side wheel. Push the rubber wheel well flap up into the engine compartment so that you can see into to engine compartment. You should see a heat shield that is in between the motor mount and the starter, remove it by taking the bolt out at the bottom of the shield on the frame (I believe its a 10 mm bolt). Pull out the heat shield by lifting it straight up and pulling towards you. From the front of the truck, you should be able to see the starter and see a nut that holds the starter to a bracket, remove this nut (8 mm nut). There is another one, but you won't be able to reach it at this time. Move back to the wheel well. You should see a bolt that holds the bracket on to the engine, remove this bolt (its either a 13 or 15 mm, I don't quite remember). You'll have to remove the battery cable from the solenoid, this can be done before or after the bracket bolt is removed, it doesn't really matter. Move to the transmission housing. Remove the inspection cover, there should be 2 bolts holding it on (10 mm bolts) and pull off the inspection cover. Now loosen the starter bolts, there are 2, one on each side of the starter (13 mm bolts). The one on the outside (driver side) may be slightly blocked by the exhaust pipe, but a wobble will work around it. (The Hayes manual tells you to remove the exhaust pipe, but I was able to do it without doing so, but you can if you have the ability, it will probably mean you can get the bracket off easier). With the bolts out of the starter (one is short, driver side, the other is long, passenger side) it should drop down and rest on the transmission bell housing, don't try to pull it out yet. Go to the front of the truck and see if you can remove the remaining bracket nut, hopefully you can see it now and remove it. The bracket should come off and remove it. Now go push the starter towards the front of the truck and pull down, it should come out. There is still one wire attached, so support it as you bring it down. The wire is attached to the solenoid by a 8 mm nut, remove it and take the starter out.
The new starter will have nuts for both the solenoid and bracket, remove them before re-installing. Re-installation is pretty much the reverse. Put the solenoid wire back on, push the starter up into the bell housing, push straight up then tilt to the front of the truck and rest in in the bell housing. Reach up and place front bracket on to the starter, I remember it was easiest from the front of the truck. Put both nuts on if you can that attaches the bracket to the starter, I ended up only putting the one on the top, the bottom was to difficult and not worth the trouble (this was the second starter I put on the truck, so it missing didn't cause any issues). Now go back and put the starter bolts back in and tighten. Move to the wheel well, re-attach the battery cable to the solenoid and re-attach the bracket to the engine with the bolt. Put the heat shield back on by pushing in and sliding down and re-installing the bolt. Replace the transmission inspection cover. Make sure to pull the rubber wheel well flap back and re-install the wheel. Put the engine/ transmission bell house support back in with the bolts and nut.
This is not an easy job, but can be done with minimal tools (a metric socket set and metric wrenches and several socket extensions (a wobble helps as well)) but is very frustrating. I've done it twice on this truck (truck has a total of 230K miles, the third starter was just installed due to solenoid failure, so it doesn't need to be done often). If you need more information, email me at svsund@AOL.com
Located behind the starter. Have to take starter off to get to it.
Make sure to disconnect the negative battery cable first. Jack the front of the vehicle up to gain access to the starter motor (make sure to use jack stands, never rely on only the jack). Disconnect the wires from the solenoid (the cylinder on top of the starter) and then remove the bolts attaching the starter to the drivetrain, making sure to support the starter with one hand once both bolts are loose so it does not drop onto your head. Make sure to note any shims that may come out with the starter and put them back in the same orientation. Good luck and take your time.
take out the cylinder head bolts
You have to take off the air filter and the starter has like two bolts holdin it in
I need to know how to change a starter on a 93 Chevy z71 Unhook battery cables from battery, take the ground wire off starter, take power wire off starter, take the 2 bolts out of starter and should come right out
Take the positive cable off the battery, then you have to remove the inspection shield on the transmission and then take the two bolts out of the starter
To change starter on a 1995 3.1 liters Monte Carlo, first disconnect battery. Then remove wiring on the starter, from battery to the key switch. Finally, take the starter off and replace.ÊÊ
you should take it back to the dealer
These things run anywhere from $150 to over $200- which is funny because a bigger starter for an older car is cheaper. Be sure and save the old one to take back to the parts store- they refund part of your money for the core.
disconnect cables at battery,then remove wires from starter,then take out 3 mounting bolts that hold starter in,sometimes you can remove wires when starter is out, if they are long enough.
First remove the neg batt cable. Then remove the wires from the starter, take out the bolts holding the starter and work it out amongst the exhaust. GoodluckJoe Yea, Right.... Wouldn't that be wonderful? I suspect the first answer relates to a 4 cylinder Contour/Mystique! See "Related Questions" below for more of the grisly details on a v6 DOHC starter
Disconnect the - battery cableRaise and support vehicleDisconnect wiring at top of starterRemove mounting boltsRemove starter
take it back to whomever put the starter on and tell them to fix it....
Disconnect the Cavaliers battery. Take the wiring off of the starter, then unbolt it. Take the starter off, then bolt up the new one. Connect the wiring then reconnect the battery.
Three bolts to take the old one out, take the wires of the old starter and put on the new. Replacement is the opposite of removal.
approx 4 quarts
follow the wires that come off the positive battery terminal the starter has two bolts to take off then the starter comes off then unhook the power wires from starter
Take the steering column housing off (usually held by 4 screws from the bottom) and remove the starter cap from the back of the ignition cylinder. In a Nissan, the ignition cylinder usually has a T shaped pin which turns the starter. if you can start your vehicle by turning the starter cap with a screw driver, you probably don't have an issue with the starter.
Disconnect the - battery terminal Raise and support vehicle if necessary remove wiring from top of starter Remove mounting bolts Remove starter
that year did not take one
17 mm to take off the cable, 12 point 10 mm for the starter bolts.
Take the pump out of the tank, then be done and happy.
Sounds like a bad connection on the starter. Unhook the battery cables and then take the starter down and LOOK at the starter wires and make sure there tight and not touching each other.