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WARNING: The electrical power to the air suspension system must be shut off prior to hoisting, jacking or towing an air suspension vehicle. This can be accomplished by turning off the air suspension switch located in the RH kick panel area. Failure to do so may result in unexpected inflation or deflation of the air springs which may result in shifting of the vehicle during these operations.
Raise and support the vehicle; refer to Section 100-02 .
Remove the starter motor solenoid terminal cover (11N087).
NOTE: The 4.2L engine is shown; the 4.6L engine is similar.
Disconnect the starter motor electrical connections.
Remove the two nuts.
Remove the battery cable.
Remove the starter solenoid wire.
Remove the nut and the starter motor ground cable.
NOTE: 4.2L engine-equipped vehicles only.
Remove the bolt and stud bolt.
Remove the starter.
NOTE: 4.6L engine-equipped vehicles only.