CTS 2006-2007, CTS-V 2005-2007, DTS 2006-2007

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Removal & Installation



2.8L & 3.6L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Starter electrical connections
     
    Starter motor mounting bolts
     
    Starter motor
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter motor. Tighten the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    Starter motor electrical connections
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

4.6L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the intake manifold. Refer to Intake Manifold Replacement.
  6.  
  7. Remove the "BAT" terminal nut from the starter.
  8.  
  9. Remove the "S" terminal nut from the starter.
  10.  
  11. Remove the starter solenoid cable from the starter.
  12.  
  13. Remove the starter motor bolts.
  14.  
  15. Remove the starter motor.

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    Fig. Starter motor removal 4.6L engine

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To install:

  1. Install the starter motor.
  2.  
  3. Install the starter motor bolts.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the starter solenoid cable to the starter.
  8.  
  9. Install the "S" terminal nut to the starter.
  10.  
  11. Tighten the nut to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm). 
  12.  
  13. Install the "BAT" terminal nut to the starter and tighten the nut to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  14.  
  15. Install the intake manifold. Refer to Intake Manifold Replacement.
  16.  
  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
  18.  

5.7L & 6.0L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Right side catalytic converter
     
    Positive battery cable
     
    Starter electrical connections
     
    Starter motor mounting bolts
     
    Starter motor

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Starter motor removal 5.7L-6.0L engines

     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter motor. Tighten the mounting bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    Starter motor electrical connections
     
    Positive battery cable
     
    Right side catalytic converter
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

 
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