2001 Ford Taurus starter gasket

Tiny
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  • 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?
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Thursday, June 12th, 2014 AT 7:36 AM

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Tiny
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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
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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
Tiny
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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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