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How do I change the starter on a 2000 S-10 four cyl?

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How do I change the starter on a 2000 S-10 four cyl?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  BigBob replied 8 years ago.
Greetings,

REMOVAL PROCEDURE

CAUTION: Refer to Battery Disconnect Caution in Service Precautions.

NOTE: Never operate the starter motor for more than 30 seconds at a time. Allow it to cool for at least two minutes . Overheating, caused by too much cranking, will damage the starter motor.

Disconnect the battery negative cablegraphic
  1. Remove the engine to transmission brace rod mounting bolts.
  2. Remove the engine to transmission brace rod.graphic
  3. Remove the starter heat shield.graphic
  4. Disconnect the wires from the starter solenoid.graphic
  5. Remove the starter motor mounting bolts.
  6. Remove the starter from the vehicle.
INSTALLATION PROCEDUREgraphic
  1. Install the starter motor to the vehicle.
  2. Install the starter mounting bolts. Tighten Tighten the starter motor mounting bolts to 43 N.m (32 lb ft)graphic
  3. Connect the wires to the starter solenoid. Tighten
  4. Install the starter heat shield.
  5. Install the engine to transmission brace rod.
  6. Install the engine to transmission brace rod mounting bolts. Tighten Tighten the engine to transmission brace mounting bolts to 50 N.m (37 lb ft) .
  7. Connect the battery negative cable
  8. Tighten the battery positive cable to starter nut to 9 N.m (80 lb in) .
  9. Tighten the engine wiring harness to starter nut to 1.9 N.m (17 lb in)
Good luck,
Bob