How do I replace a starter

Asked by Feb 09, 2015 at 11:14 PM about the 2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer


Unhook thr battery. Get the car off the ground with a jack or ramps. ALWAYS USE JAVK STANDS. Unhook the wires to the starter. Unbolt the old starter. Install the new starter, use the shims if the new starter came with them. Hook the wires back up, making sure to tighten them very well. Hook up the battery. Start the car. If it works then get it down on the ground again.

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