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94 nissan altima: pictures of location of starter

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pictures of location of starter on a 94 nissan altima.   and i need to know where the wires are located from the battery to the starter.
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 10 years ago.


See Figures 1, 2 and 3

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Fig. 1: The starter is located to the left of the oil filter housing on the engine block

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Fig. 2: The starter motor is removed from the bottom side of the engine compartment

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Fig. 3: When installing, be sure to align the starter's mounting bolt holes with those in the engine block

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

  2. Raise and support the vehicle safely.

  3. Remove the starter support bracket, as required.

  4. Label and disconnect the starter electrical harness.

  5. Support the starter from beneath the vehicle using a jackstand.

  6. Remove the starter mounting bolts.

  7. Carefully lower the starter from the vehicle.

To install:

  1. Position the starter on the engine and support it using a jackstand.

  2. Install the starter mounting bolts and tighten to 30-37 ft. lbs. (40-50 Nm).

  3. Connect the starter electrical harness.

  4. Install the starter support bracket, as required.

  5. Lower the vehicle.

  6. Connect the negative battery cable.




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