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trooper wagon: how to replace starter motor 2002 v6 troope

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how to replace starter motor 2002 v6 trooper
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Is your Trooper a 4X4 or a 2X2?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

it is a 4x4

In order to access the starter you will need to remove the exhaust front left pipe . Once you have it our of the way you can access the starter. Be sure to disconnect the negative battery cable before starting the removal . See the factory removal steps Below.


  1. Battery ground cable.


  1. Disconnect Heated O2 Sensor connector (1).
  2. Remove exhaust front left pipe (2).


  1. Remove heat protector (3).
  2. Disconnect starter wiring connector from terminals "B" and "S" (4).
  3. Remove starter assembly mounting bolts on inside and outside (5).
  4. Remove starter assembly toward the bottom of engine (6).


  1. Install starter assembly (6).
  2. Install mounting bolts and tighten bolts to specified torque (5).

Torque: 40 N.m (30 lb ft)

  1. Reconnect the connectors to terminals "B" and "S" and tighten Terminals "B" to specified torque.

Torque: 9 N.m (80 lb in)


  1. Install heat protector(3).
  2. Install exhaust front left pipe (2) and tighten bolts and nuts to specified torque.

Stud Nuts

Torque: 67 N.m (49 lb ft)

Nuts (Exhaust front left pipe-Right pipe)

Torque: 57 N.m (42 lb ft)

Nuts (Exhaust front left pipe-Silencer)

Torque: 43 N.m (32 lb ft)


  1. Connect Heated O2 Sensor connector (1).
  2. Reconnect the battery ground cable.
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