2000 Ford Contour Starter

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2000 Ford Contour 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

How to take off a starter from a Ford contour 2000 V6. Would appreciate your help.
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Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 AT 9:16 PM

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
STARTER MOTOR
Removal & Installation (2.0L)

CAUTION:When battery is disconnected, vehicle computer and memory systems may lose memory data. Driveability problems may exist until computer systems have completed a relearn cycle. See COMPUTER RELEARN PROCEDURES article in GENERAL INFORMATION before disconnecting battery. Before testing starter, ensure transmission is in Park or Neutral.

Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove air cleaner. Remove upper starter mounting bolts. Raise and support vehicle. Disconnect starter solenoid wire connections. Remove starter motor lower mounting bolt. Remove starter motor. To install, reverse removal procedure. Ensure negative battery cable is installed with starter mounting bolt. Tighten bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table.

Removal & Installation (2.5L)

Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove air cleaner and air cleaner bracket. Disconnect starter solenoid wire connections. Remove starter support bracket. On manual transmission equipped models, remove shift cable bracket and disconnect cable. On all models, remove fuel supply line from support bracket. Remove starter bolts. Remove starter. To install, reverse removal procedure. Tighten bolts to specification.
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