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Posted: 12/24/2005 9:31:20 AM EDT
A friend of mine needs the starter replaced on her 95 buick century. Is it something I can do or is it in a hard place to get at? Any suggestion to make it a little easier? thanks
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 11:40:27 AM EDT
drop the $15 on a haynes manual, should be a big help for you.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 1:37:01 PM EDT
What motor?

It's not especially difficult.

You have to disconnect the battery negative cable first.

Then you have two wires, the small one is an 8mm or 9mm and the large one will be 13mm or 15mm,

After that you have the two starter bolts to remove. These are 15mm usually, but there could be a shim or spacer on the top of the starter that you must re-use.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 4:16:57 PM EDT

Originally Posted By oneshot1kill:
What motor?

It's not especially difficult.

You have to disconnect the battery negative cable first.

Then you have two wires, the small one is an 8mm or 9mm and the large one will be 13mm or 15mm,

After that you have the two starter bolts to remove. These are 15mm usually, but there could be a shim or spacer on the top of the starter that you must re-use.



It is the 6 cyl.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 4:53:39 PM EDT

Originally Posted By pgfd195:

Originally Posted By oneshot1kill:
What motor?

It's not especially difficult.

You have to disconnect the battery negative cable first.

Then you have two wires, the small one is an 8mm or 9mm and the large one will be 13mm or 15mm,

After that you have the two starter bolts to remove. These are 15mm usually, but there could be a shim or spacer on the top of the starter that you must re-use.



It is the 6 cyl.



OK, just follow the steps above to remove the starter, you will need a 15mm swivel socket, or a short 15mm socket with universal swivel and an extension. Be careful of the oil pressure switch on the way out.
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 8:03:17 AM EDT
ok...thanks for the replys
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 4:19:00 AM EDT
I see you are from NY, when I posted I was at my place in PA, but I'm back at work. Maybee I can lend a hand. I'm in Westchester County, where in NY are you?
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