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Starter located on a 1999 mercury mystique and how to replace it

Customer Question

where is the starter located on a 1999 mercury mystique and how to replace it
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Mercury
Expert:  brownjeff replied 6 years ago.

It kind of hides behind the air cleaner. Here is some information on replacing it.

 

  • Remove the air cleaner.
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    1. Remove the air cleaner bracket.

    1Remove the bolts.
    2Remove the bracket

     

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    Disconnect the starter motor electrical connectors.

     

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    1. Remove the starter motor support bracket.

    1Remove two nuts and one bolt.
    2Remove the bracket

     

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    Detach the fuel supply and return tubes from the support brackets.

     

     

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    1. Remove the starter bolts.
      • Remove the starter bolts.
      • Remove the starter.

    INSTALLATION

     

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    To install, reverse the removal procedure.