first you want to make sure you get both the wires off the back of the starter (this will make it easier later) after that it is 2 bolts holding the starter to the bell housing
the back top paneling is just held on with clips, i believe if you start on the ends it's easier.
No, it is not hard to change a starter on a 2001 VW Passat. However, one should use caution when working on any component of a cars electrical system and also have all necessary tools and parts on hand to make the repair easier.
It would be much wiser and easier to have your local garage do the job. The 3rd bolt is extremely hard to reach.
The easiest way to change them is on a hoist. if you dont have acess to one jack up the front of the car and put stands under it.disconnect the batterythere will be two bolts going through the starter into the bellhousing, remove the two bolts. they should be 13mmonce you remove the starter remove the wires attached to the solenoid making sure to take note of where the wires go.it is easier to remove the wires once the starter is out as you will have more room.when you put the new starter in put the wires on firstfit the starter then reconnect the batteryRead more: http://www.justanswer.com/questions/1woj2-change-starter-motor-ford-falcon#ixzz0TUgd4eNV
It is easier to reverse a physical change.
The starter is removed from the bottom of the car, you will have to raise the front to be able to remove the two bolts thet are holding the starter to the transmission and the bracket on the back, the top bolt will be kind of dificult but with the right tools it is easier, just remember to hook all the wires back in the right place.
Remove the positive battery cable first. The starter is on the passenger side of the engine. Might be easier to get to from below. Remove the bolts holding the wiring to it than the bolts that mount the starter in place. Be careful if it has shims that you make sure you put them back in the same way. (These are little thin spacers that go between the mounting surface and the starter). Installation is reverse. Probably would take you no more than 30 minutes to do it all.
The crank position sensor is located on the back side of the engine (the side that faces the firewall) slightly above the starter on the engine block at the number 3 cylinder. It is held on by one 10mm bolt and the wiring plugged into it. I would recommend removing the starter to change this sensor as it will be much easier.
Nope. Physical changes are easier to reverse.
I dont think that fixing a starter is a worthwhile endeaver, replacement is an easier and quicker option. Finding a new bendix drive wont be as easy as going to the parts store but if you want to try replacing it a Haynes manual will have step by step instructions Autozone.com will have good detail as well.
yes. it is often easier and about the same price to just buy a reman. starter though.
Yes all personal repairs are legal, if you are only replacing the pads and rotors/drums you can easily do it yourself. Bleeding the brakes is easier with 2 people.
The starter is located under the intake manifold. The first thing you need to do is disconnect the battery. The bolts on the starter are 15mm. You need to jack the car up or get it on a hoist to get one of the bolts out. The other bolt is a lil harder to get at but you dont need the car in the air to get at it. It makes it easier to get at if you remove the A/C compressor. You will need about a two foot long extention to get to the bolt. I advise spraying penetrating oil on the bolts and letting it sit for about 15 min. You will have to try and slide the starter out the bottom. It will make it easier if you take off the oil filter before you try to slide it out. So basically you can do two jobs at once. Change the starter and the oil. I hope this helped.
The starter is located on the back side of the engine. The two mount bolts go through the transmission into the starter. There is a bracket on the back side of the engine which I found easier to remove first and then undo the starter.
replacing starter on 1991 escortThe car front end needs to be jacked up so you can get under the car. The starter is located under the intake manifold. there are three bolts holding it in. two on top, and one underneath. it is much easier if you take out the battery altogether and also take the tray it sits on out too. If it is an automatic trans you will need to take out the 2 bolts that hold the kick down cable in place, this makes it easier to get the socket extensions at a level angle to get the upper bolts out. Each one of the upper bolts also doubles as a bracket bolt don't forget to insert them on insertion of new starter. the lower bolt is not to hard but not very much room to work. Take the ignition wires off after you take the starter loose it is easier that way. Then just lower starter out the bottom of car. Good luck allow 4-5 hrs.
It's one piece but they have different diameters if it doesn't match up with your starter you may be able to get a starter to match with is easier to change. Example 350 400 Chevy takes different starters and flywheels although they make starters that will fit both depending on which holes you use to mount starter to block.
If it is a 5.9L it is easier to pull the engine to get the oil pan off. In the truck the axle is in the way.
the easiest way is to remove the oil filter and install the starter from the bottom of the car I removed the intake manifold to allow easier acces to the starter.
Not necessarily, but it makes to job allot easier.
it change sport to make it easier.
It's expensive but you have to buy a new window regulator. it's the whole assembly- the motor, cable and guide. it's pretty easy to change. even easier with someone to help hold the window.
easier to bring it in to a fast change place of your choice... almost cheaper and easier to let them do it
Replacing brake pads is not an easy job if you plan on doing it alone. It is easier to do with someone helping you. You will have to jack up the car, remove the tire and once the pads are changed, you need to "bleed" the breaks. This is where having someone there with you is important and helpful.