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starter removal for 2004 pacifica

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starter removal for 2004 pacifica
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  rich replied 7 years ago.

this is a big job--here are the instructions from the chrysler manual--if the links do not come through let me know which ones you need

 

REMOVAL

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove (UPPER RADIATOR CROSS MEMBER) and relocate (UPPER RADIATOR CROSS MEMBER REMOVED) the upper radiator crossmember, (Refer to 23 - BODY/EXTERIOR/RADIATOR CROSSMEMBER - REMOVAL).
  3. Remove the radiator fan module (FAN MODULE IN VEHICLE) (Refer to 7 - COOLING/ENGINE/RADIATOR FAN - REMOVAL).
  4. Remove the wiring harness clip from front mount.
  5. Remove the coolant line clamp bolt (COOLANT LINE BRACKET).
  6. Remove the upper nut from the front mount (FRONT RUBBER MOUNT UPPER NUT).
  7. Remove the upper starter mounting bolt (UPPER STARTER BOLT).
  8. Remove the middle starter bolt (MIDDLE STARTER BOLT).
  9. Raise vehicle and support.
  10. Remove the lower front mount nut (FRONT RUBBER MOUNT IN POSITION).
  11. Raise and support engine (SUPPORT ENGINE).
  12. Remove the lower bracket bolt to transmission (BRACKET TRANS BOLT).
  13. Remove the lower bracket bolt to engine block (BRACKET ENGINE BLOCK BOLT).
  14. Relocate the front mount and bracket.
  15. Disconnect the positive battery cable from starter
  16. Disconnect the solenoid connector from starter.
  17. Remove the lower starter bolt (STARTER LOWER BOLT).
  18. Remove starter from vehicle.
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