how hard is to remove starter for cleaning on Jetta 2.5, 2007

Asked by Nov 11, 2014 at 10:41 AM about the 2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Starter is making noise. Do I need to replace it or just clean it?

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Largely depends on the noise, if it is making a growling noise then it will have to be replaced or overhauled, if it is making a clunk clunk clunk then it could be a broken tooth on the starter drive or one on the ring gear. Won't know till you pull it off.

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