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Saturn sc2 2001. Sc2. Changing starter. Series. Need the…

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Saturn sc2 2001 Mechanic's...

Saturn sc2 2001

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '01 Saturn?

Sc2

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes changing starter

Mechanic's Assistant: When you turn the key, do you get a single loud click, or a series of rapid ones?

Series

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Need the bolt sizes of top starter bolt and bottome bolt may also put a stud bolt in to replace 1 or or both of bolts

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Saturn
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Saturn Mechanic: George H., ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hello I will help,

Do you need the thread size and length or the size of the bolt heads?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
both
Saturn Mechanic: George H., ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

The bolt heads are 13mm. I am not sure of the thread and length as I don't have a set to measure. Do you have yours?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
they are on car . not sure which is top boltone is thinner than the other. look similar in length
Saturn Mechanic: George H., ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

They are very similar. Saturn did a lot of standardization to save on inventory. The top bolt is between the sol;enoid and the block. A deep socket with a 6 inch extension reaches it.

They are all the same diameter and thread, you can match any one of them for size.

Is this video why you consider installing a stud? I don't find it hard to use the bolt but Richpin does many things I would not do.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
how is is it that for honda reflex moped of which very few people have there are pictures of every nut, screw and bolt for buying replacement parts , yet for saturn , though not popular still sold 10 to 50 times more units than reflex yet no pics or description of starter bolts
Saturn Mechanic: George H., ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

You would have to ask GM that question but I suspect it is the cost of producing such information.

It is a simple matter to measure the bolts. I suspect they are 8x1.25 or 1.50 or 10x1.25 or 1.50 but I would have to measure to be sure. They look to be about 50 - 60 mm long but again I would have to measure.

Let me know how I can help

Thanks

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Saturn Mechanic: George H., ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

OK, I went out and measured a couple I am sure are the same and they are 8x1.25 x 40mm. with 13mm heads. You can get the same bolt with a 12mm head but the rest is the same bolt.

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