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  • avatar karjunkie 09/24/08 1:04 pm PST

    Removal & Installation


    1. Drain the engine oil.
    2. Remove or disconnect the following:


      • Negative battery cable
      • Intake manifold bracket upper bolts
      • Clutch release cylinder and move it aside, if equipped
      • Intake manifold bracket lower bolts and remove the bracket
      • Starter from the clutch, manual transmissions only
      • Starter from the torque converter, automatic transmissions only
      • Starter electrical connectors
      • Move the transmission wire harness aside
      • Starter

      • To install:



        1. Install or connect the following:

          • Starter to the engine well
          • Starter electrical connectors
          • Lower intake manifold bracket and install the upper bolts
          • Starter into position. When aligned properly torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
          • Torque the intake manifold bracket bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
          • Properly position the clutch release cylinder, if equipped. Torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
          • Torque the intake manifold bracket upper bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
          • Negative battery cable

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  • karjunkie 09/24/08 1:04 pm PST

    Removal & Installation


    1. Drain the engine oil.
    2. Remove or disconnect the following:


      • Negative battery cable
      • Intake manifold bracket upper bolts
      • Clutch release cylinder and move it aside, if equipped
      • Intake manifold bracket lower bolts and remove the bracket
      • Starter from the clutch, manual transmissions only
      • Starter from the torque converter, automatic transmissions only
      • Starter electrical connectors
      • Move the transmission wire harness aside
      • Starter

      • To install:



        1. Install or connect the following:

          • Starter to the engine well
          • Starter electrical connectors
          • Lower intake manifold bracket and install the upper bolts
          • Starter into position. When aligned properly torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
          • Torque the intake manifold bracket bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
          • Properly position the clutch release cylinder, if equipped. Torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
          • Torque the intake manifold bracket upper bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
          • Negative battery cable

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