How do I replace a bad starter.

Tiny
ASHN
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  • 1994 FORD EXPLORER
Electrical problem 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 140000 miles

Hey guys. It seems my starter in my 94 explorer has gone out and I want to save the money by replacing it myself. I am looking for detailed step by step intructions 2 repair this problem.
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Tuesday, February 10th, 2009 AT 12:20 PM

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Tiny
DAVE H
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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Removal
Disconnect negative battery cable. Raise vehicle. Disconnect battery cable from starter. Disconnect starter solenoid wiring. Remove starter mounting bolts or nuts. Remove starter from vehicle.
Installation
Position starter assembly onto flywheel housing. Start bolts. Hold starter against mounting surface, fully inserted into pilot hole. Tighten bolts or nuts to specification.
Connect battery cable and solenoid wiring to starter. Tighten to specification. Lower vehicle. Connect negative battery cable. Check starter operation.
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Tuesday, February 10th, 2009 AT 1:05 PM
Tiny
KEN
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Some of the bolts and nuts can be difficult to remove look for a place to use a universal and long extension works pretty good.

Here is a guide that can help

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-replace-a-starter-motor

Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.

Cheers, Ken

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Friday, January 26th, 2018 AT 12:14 PM

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