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Replace a starter on a 2002 PT Dream Cruiser?George, [email protected]

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How do you replace a starter on a 2002 PT Dream Cruiser?

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Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Ricardo Hohl replied 7 years ago.
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  1. Open Hood
  2. Remove air cleaner box cover Refer to Fuel Delivery, Removal and Installation, Air Cleaner Box.

Fig. 4 Battery Negative Cable Remove/Install

  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable (Fig. 4).
  2. Raise vehicle on hoist.
  3. Remove Engine Structural Collar.

Fig. 5 Starter Remove/Install

  1. Disconnect starter motor wiring (Fig. 5).
  2. Remove starter motor mounting bolts (Fig. 5).
  3. Remove starter motor from vehicle.


  1. Reinstall starter motor into vehicle lower engine compartment.
  2. Install starter motor mounting bolts and torque to 54 Nm (40 ft. lbs.) .
  3. Connect starter motor wiring. Torque solenoid battery cable nut to 10 Nm (90 in. lbs.) .
  4. Install Engine Structural Collar.

CAUTION: The torque procedure for the structural collar must be followed, as damage to the oil pan or collar could occur.

  1. Lower vehicle from hoist.
  2. Reconnect battery negative cable.
  3. Reinstall air cleaner box cover.
  4. Verify operation of vehicle and systems.
  5. Close hood and remove from hoist.
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