Honda Pilot - 2003-2005

Starter

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Removal & Installation



2003-04 Models
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable and wait at least 3 minutes
     
    Unlock the transmission fluid cooler hose clamp
     
    Starter wiring harness connectors
     
    Starter motor

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    Fig. View of the starter, ATP cooler hose clamp (A), starter cable (B) and BLK/WHT wire (C)-2003-04 models

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter motor. Tighten the 10mm bolt to 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm) and the 12mm bolt to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
     
    Starter wiring harness connectors. Tighten the battery cable nut to 79 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
     
    Lock the transmission fluid cooler hose clamp
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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2005 Models
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable, then positive battery cable and wait at least 3 minutes
     
    Harness clamp
     
    Starter wiring harness connectors
     
    Starter motor

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    Fig. View of the starter motor, harness clamp (A), B terminal starter cable (B) and S terminal wire (C)-2005 models

     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter motor. Tighten the bolts to 54 ft. lbs. (74 Nm).
     
    Starter wiring harness connectors. Tighten the battery cable nut to 79 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
     
    Harness clamp
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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