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To remove the starter on a Cadillac sts with a V-6 do ...

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To remove the starter on a Cadillac sts with a V-6 do you have to remove the part of the exhaust?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Carhelp4u replied 8 years ago.
What year STS are you working on?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
2005
Expert:  Carhelp4u replied 8 years ago.

You will need to remove the left hand catalytic converter. Here is how this procedure is to be done. Feel free to contact me with any questions! Good luck!

  1. Turn OFF the ignition.
  2. Disconnect the battery negative cable.
  3. Remove the left catalytic converter.
    Object Number: 887710  Size: SH

  4. Remove the starter solenoid electrical connector from the starter.
    Object Number: 887713  Size: SH

  5. Remove the starter terminal nut (1) and the battery positive cable (2) from the starter.
    Object Number: 887715  Size: SH

  6. Remove the starter motor bolts.
  7. Remove the starter motor.
    Object Number: 887715  Size: SH

  8. Install the starter motor.
  9. Install the starter motor mounting bolts.

    Tighten
    Tighten the starter motor mounting bolts to 50 N·m (37 lb ft).


    Object Number: 887713  Size: SH

  10. Install the battery positive cable (2) to the starter and install the starter terminal nut (1).

    Tighten
    Tighten the battery positive cable nut to 13 N·m (115 lb in).


    Object Number: 887710  Size: SH

  11. Install the electrical connector to the starter solenoid.
  12. Install the left catalytic converter.
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