Have not worked on an 88 but shold be roughly like an 84,85,86 simply diconnect the battery ( safety First) then rempove the electrical connections on the starter located on top of the transmission and to the drivers side. make a mental note or label where the wires go. remove the mounting bots/nuts, remove the old starter. install in reverse order. this is a pretty straight foreward operation and even the most challenged should be able to tackle. most of auto knowledge comes from trial annd error, just try it! you'll find its about as easy as it looks subaus arent complicated. best of luck
Change a starter on a 1988 Toyota Cressida
Remove 2 or 3 starter bolts and pull out starter, but first disconnect battery.
to change the starter for Isuzu trooper is easy way to oper the exhaust pipe first.then you can reach easly to starter.
Solenoids are commonly mounted on the side of the starter. Many are integral to the starter and are difficult, if not impossible, to change or repair. FriPilot
It is possible that a Subaru Check Engine Code #12 is a bad starter switch. This is usually the starter relay switch malfunction code for Subaru.
It is mounted on the starter motor itself. When you get another starter, it will have the solenoid mounted on it already. If it is bad, just replace the starter, I would not change just the solenoid.
On top towards the firewall
Subaru Tecnica International was created in 1988.
The starter is interchangable between all 1990-1994 Legacies and maybe even up to 1999.
No, this is a pretty easy repair, Make sure you disconnect the battery before removing the starter.
on an ej20 and ej22 subaru engines the starter is located at the top of the engine and is held by a bolt at the top and a nut at the bottom once you have removed these the starter will slide out back towards the firewall
there is no starter relay have your car alarm checked it has a starter disconnect that goes bad
Has a starter relay in the engine bay fuse panel.
in the engine compartment
Subaru was kind enough to place the starter on the top side of the engine. Relatively easy but there are a lot of wires and hoses to work around.
The starter on a 1988 Chevy Celebrity is located on the bottom of the block at the bellhousing.
I have a 1996 Subaru Legacy L Wagon and it was about $280 to replace the starter where I live. Starters can cost around $100-$300, plus you'll have to pay for labor.
on top of the starter
Disconnect negative battery cable at battery. Remove spare tire if under hood. Disonnect starter solenoid trigger wire. Unhook positive battery cable at starter. Remove upper and lower starter mounting bolts. Remove starter. Install in reverse order.
Disconnect the Caprices battery. Remove the wires from the starter, then unbolt the unit. Pull the starter out, then put the new one in the hole. Bolt up the new starter, connect the wiring, then reconnect the battery.
On a 1996 Subaru Legacy, the starter relay is located under the head in the relay box. The relay box is located on the driver side at the rear of the engine.
Disconnect battery. Remove air cleaner. Disconnect wire from starter. Remove starter. Reverse procedure using replacement starter. With a few variations this is the same for every automobile or truck engine ever built and exactly the procedure in the Subaru service manual.
It is important to know the type of engine in a car. The 1988 Subaru GL-10 does in fact have an interference engine.Ê
Dont waste your time...Change the starter.
Mounted to the top of the starter