How do you replace a starter in 2001 C5 Corvette.

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How do you replace a starter in 2001 c5 corvette?Please be as detailed as possible. It's my baby, thank you.
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Saturday, April 6th, 2013 AT 5:45 PM

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Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Remove the catalytic converter.

Remove the positive battery cable nut.
Remove the positive battery cable terminal and the engine harness leads from the solenoid.
Remove the S terminal nut (2).
Remove the purple wire lead (1) and washer from the solenoid.

Support the starter motor.
Remove the starter motor bolts.
Remove the starter motor.
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

Position the starter motor to the block.
NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.

Install the starter motor bolts.
Tighten
Tighten the starter motor bolts to 50 N.M (37 lb ft).

IMPORTANT: Orient the purple lead wire to the 10:00 position when installing.

Install the starter motor S terminal washer and purple lead wire (1).
Install the S terminal nut (2).
Tighten
Tighten the S terminal nut to 4 N.M (35 lb in).

IMPORTANT: Orient gray and rust harness leads to the 6:00 and 7:00 position.

Install the gray and rust harness leads to the solenoid.
Install the positive battery cable terminal to the solenoid.
Install the positive battery cable nut.
Tighten
Tighten the positive battery cable nut to 8 N.M (71 lb in).

Install the catalytic converter.

Connect the negative battery cable.
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