2001 FORD TAURUS STARTER GASKET

  • Tiny
  • Jmm042789
  • 2001 Ford Taurus
  • 3.0L
  • V6
  • automatic
  • 150,000 miles

When I took the starter off of my car there was a gasket in between it and the flywheel. Can you tell me what this gasket is? After I removed this flywheel the gasket was loose, is this ok or do I need to replace the gasket or put sealer on it? Or will it tighten back snug when I put the starter on?

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 AT 7:36 AM

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  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
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There are no gaskets on any starters. That may have been a metal plate that some use that would be re-used.

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Thursday, June 12th, 2014 AT 9:12 AM
  • Tiny
  • Jmm042789
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It's not on the starter its on the motor in between where the starter goes and the flywheel. Is there one there or is it just a spacer for in between the starter and flywheel

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Thursday, June 12th, 2014 AT 9:41 AM
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There are no gaskets associated with a starter in any way.

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Thursday, June 12th, 2014 AT 11:58 AM

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