Mechanics

STARTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE?

2002 Oldsmobile Alero

2002 Oldsmobile Alero 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

what is the procedure for replacing the starter? What has to be done 1st, 2nd, 3rd, ect. Im stuck.
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Wrench turner
December 28, 2009.



REMOVAL PROCEDURE


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Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Raise and support the vehicle.
Disconnect the electrical connectors (3, 4) from the starter.


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Remove the starter bolts.
Remove the starter.
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE


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Install the starter. NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
Install the starter bolts. Tighten Tighten the starter bolts to 40 N.m (30 lb ft) .


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Connect the electrical connectors (3, 4) to the starter. Tighten Tighten the battery terminal nut to 17 N.m (13 lb ft) .
Lower the vehicle.
Connect the negative battery cable.

Rasmataz
Dec 28, 2009.
Is there anything other than what youve mentioned I need to remove, do I need to come in from the wheel well to get to these bolts? I have the top bolt half way out, but the ratchet doesnt have room to extract the bolt all the way. Do I need to take off the exhaust manifold ect. Im still stuck

Tiny
Wrench turner
Dec 28, 2009.