Mechanics

STARTER

2001 Cadillac SLS

2001 Cadillac SLS Automatic 57000 miles

How do I replace the starter on my 2001 Cadillac SLS?
I know its inside the manifold, but I don't know how to get to it.
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Mrocha1988@gmail.com
January 13, 2010.



Notes

STARTER MOTOR REPLACEMENT

REMOVAL PROCEDURE


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Disconnect the battery negative cable.
Remove the intake manifold.
Disconnect the BAT cable from the starter.
Disconnect the wire from the "S" terminal on the starter.


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Remove the two starter motor mounting bolts.
Remove the starter motor.
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.


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Connect the starter motor "S" terminal wire. Tighten Tighten the starter solenoid S terminal nut to 4 N.m (35 lb in) .
Connect the starter motor BAT terminal wire. Tighten Tighten the battery cable to starter terminal nut to 10 N.m (89 lb in) .
Install the starter motor.
Install the starter motor mounting bolts. Tighten Tighten the starter motor mounting bolts to 30 N.m (22 lb ft) .
Install the intake manifold.

Rasmataz
Jan 13, 2010.