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What tools are required to remove the starter on a John Deere L118 Lawn Tractor. The starter gear is cracked. Once doing this what other parts should be replaced and where may they be purchased?
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The only tools that should be needed are a 7/16" and 1/2" wrench. Unhook the negative battery cable. You will then remove the cable off of the starter. Remove the 2 bolts from the mount of the starter and it should come off. The gear will be held on with a hog ring. There is a special tool used to remove it. It is briggs part number 19522.
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What size Torx is required to remove the bolts? Are the starters for the 20HP and 22HP the same. I have removed the hog ring. Is the tool also required to install?
You can do it without the tool, but it is a pain. It should be a T30.
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