Infinity_FX35_FX45_2003-2005

Starter

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Removal & Installation



3.5L Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the engine rear undercover.
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  5. Remove the starter electrical wires.
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  7. Remove the starter retaining bolts.
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  9. On 2WD vehicles, remove the harness clip bracket.
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  11. Remove the starter from its mounting.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  
  3. Tighten the retaining bolts to 41 ft. lbs.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the terminal nut to 87 inch lbs.

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    Fig. Starter location and related components-3.5L engine with 2WD



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    Fig. Starter location and related components-4.5L engine with AWD

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4.5L Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front and rear engine undercover.
  4.  
  5. Remove the starter electrical wires.
  6.  
  7. Remove the starter retaining bolts.
  8.  
  9. Loosen the automatic transmission fluid cooler tube clip bolts.
  10.  
  11. Remove the starter from its mounting.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  
  3. Tighten the retaining bolts to 34 ft. lbs.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the terminal nut to 87 inch lbs.

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    Fig. Starter location and related components-4.5L engine



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    Fig. Transmission fluid cooler tube bolt location-4.5L engine

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