Odyssey 2007-2008

Starter

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Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Honda Odyssey 2007-2008

  1. Make sure you have the anti-theft codes for the radio and navigation system.
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  3. Disconnect the battery cables.
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  5. Remove the battery and battery tray.
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  7. Remove the air intake assembly.
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  9. Remove the harness clamp, harness clamp bracket, and dipstick if necessary.
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  11. Disconnect the starter wiring connections.
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  13. Remove the mounting bolts and remove the starter motor.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse order of removal. Tighten the starter mounting bolts to 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm).
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Testing



Specific to:

Honda Odyssey 2007-2008

  1. Disconnect the starter motor wire from the M terminal.
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  3. 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.

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  5. Connect the battery as shown. Make sure you disconnect the starter motor wire from the M terminal. If the starter pinion moves out, it is working properly.

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    Fig. Connect the battery as shown to test the starter

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  7. Disconnect the battery from the M terminal. If the pinion does not retract, the hold-in coil of the solenoid is working properly.
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  9. Disconnect the battery from the starter body as shown. If the pinion retracts immediately, it is working properly.

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    Fig. Disconnect the battery from the starter body as shown to check the starter pinion

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  11. Clamp the starter firmly in a vise.
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  13. Reconnect the wire to the M terminal.
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  15. Connect the starter to the battery as shown, and confirm that the motor runs.
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  17. If the electric current meets the specification when the battery voltage is at 11 V, the starter is working properly.
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