CR-V 2007-2008

Starter

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Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Honda CR-V 2007-2008

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the splash shield.
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  7. Remove the intake manifold bracket.
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  9. Disconnect the knock sensor connector.
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  11. Remove the harness clamp (A) and remove the 2 bolts securing the starter.
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  13. Remove the starter from the engine.
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  15. Disconnect the starter cable (A) from the B terminal, then disconnect the BLK/WHT wire (B) from the S terminal.
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  17. Remove the harness clamp (C) and remove the starter.
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To install:

  1. Install the starter cable (A) and BLK/WHT (B) wire. Make sure the starter cable crimped side of the ring terminal faces away from the starter when you connect it.
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  3. Install the harness clamp (C).

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    Fig. Install the starter cable connections as illustrated

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  5. Install the starter and tighten the 2 bolts as illustrated.
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  7. Install the harness clamp (A).
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  9. Reconnect the knock sensor connector.
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  11. Install the intake manifold bracket.
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  13. Install the splash shield.
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  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  17. Start the engine to make sure the starter works properly.

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    Fig. Install the starter and tighten the 2 bolts as illustrated

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Testing



Specific to:

Honda CR-V 2007-2008

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the starter.
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  5. Make the connections for this test using the thickest (gauge) wire possible (preferably the same gauge as used on the vehicle).
    WARNING
    To avoid damaging the starter, never leave the battery connected for more than 10 seconds during the test procedures.

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  7. Connect the battery as shown, and check for continuity between the B terminal and the starter body. If there is circuit continuity, it is working properly.

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    Fig. Check for continuity between the B terminal and the starter body

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  9. Disconnect the battery from the body and check for continuity between the B terminal and the starter body. If there is no continuity, it is working properly.
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  11. Firmly clamp the starter in a vise.
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  13. Connect the starter to the battery as shown, and confirm that the motor runs.
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  15. If the electric current meets the specification when the battery voltage is at 11.5 volts, the starter is working properly. The amperage while running should be 80 Amps or less.

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    Fig. Check for starter motor free running condition

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