See Figures 1 and 2
Use the charts to help locate and diagnose starting system problems. Remember that the starter uses large amounts of current during operation, so use all appropriate precautions during testing.
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figure 3 to 6
- Disconnect the negative battery cable.
- Raise the front of the vehicle and install jackstands beneath the frame. Firmly apply the parking brake and place blocks in back of the rear wheels.
- Tag and disconnect the wiring at the starter.
- Remove the starter mounting bolts and remove the starter.
- Position the starter motor against the engine and install the mounting bolts. Tighten the mounting bolts to 15-19 ft. lbs. (21-27 Nm).
- Install the starter solenoid connector by pushing it straight on. Ensure that the connector locks in position with a notable click.
Install the starter cable nut to the starter solenoid B-terminal. Tighten the nut to 80-123 inch lbs. (9-14 Nm).
- Connect any remaining wiring to the starter motor.
- Lower the front of the vehicle and remove the wheel blocks.
- Connect the negative battery cable.
See Figures 7 through 13
- Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
- If necessary, remove the power distribution box cover.
- Disconnect the positive battery cable from the battery terminal.
- Remove the nut securing the positive battery cable to the relay.
- Remove the positive cable and any other wiring under that cable.
- Label and remove the push-on wires from the front of the relay.
- Remove the nut and disconnect the cable from the starter side of the relay.
- Remove the relay mounting bolts and remove the relay.
- Install the relay and mounting bolts. Tighten the mounting bolts until snug.
- Attach all wiring to the relay.
- If equipped, install the power distribution box cover.
- Connect the positive (+) cable to the battery.
- Connect the negative (-) cable to the battery.