Saab 2000-06

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Removal & Installation



2.0L And 2.3L Engines
  1. Remove or disconnect the following: Negative battery cableUpper mounting boltStarter motor electrical connectionsLower mounting boltStarter motor

    Negative battery cable
     
    Upper mounting bolt
     
    Starter motor electrical connections
     
    Lower mounting bolt
     
    Starter motor
     

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    Fig. Remove the starter motor


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following: Starter motorLower mounting boltStarter electrical connectionsUpper mounting boltNegative battery cable

    Starter motor
     
    Lower mounting bolt
     
    Starter electrical connections
     
    Upper mounting bolt
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Upper mounting bolt
     
    Starter motor electrical connections
     
    Lower mounting bolt
     
    Starter motor

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Remove the starter motor

     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter motor
     
    Lower mounting bolt
     
    Starter electrical connections
     
    Upper mounting bolt
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

2.8L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the battery cover.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  6.  
  7. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Remove the secondary air pump.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the starter motor connecting cables.
  12.  
  13. Remove the starter motor.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Install the starter motor and tighten the mounting bolts to 35 ft. lbs. (47 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the cables to the starter motor.
  4.  
  5. Install the secondary air pump.
  6.  
  7. Lower the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10.  
  11. Install the battery cover.
  12.  
  13. Restore all electrical functions.
  14.  

3.0L Engines
  1. Remove or disconnect the following: Negative battery cableAlternatorElectrical connections at the starterUpper retaining bolt. Access is through the right front wheel housing using a ratchet and extensionLower retaining boltStarter

    Negative battery cable
     
    Alternator
     
    Electrical connections at the starter
     
    Upper retaining bolt. Access is through the right front wheel housing using a ratchet and extension
     
    Lower retaining bolt
     
    Starter
     

  2.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following: StartermotorLower retaining boltUpper retaining boltElectrical connections at starterAlternatorNegative battery cable

    Startermotor
     
    Lower retaining bolt
     
    Upper retaining bolt
     
    Electrical connections at starter
     
    Alternator
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Alternator
     
    Electrical connections at the starter
     
    Upper retaining bolt. Access is through the right front wheel housing using a ratchet and extension
     
    Lower retaining bolt
     
    Starter
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter motor
     
    Lower retaining bolt
     
    Upper retaining bolt
     
    Electrical connections at starter
     
    Alternator
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

9-5
2.3L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Upper mounting bolt
     
    Starter motor electrical connections
     
    Lower mounting bolt
     
    Starter motor
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter motor
     
    Lower mounting bolt and torque the bolt to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm)
     
    Starter electrical connections
     
    Upper mounting bolt and torque the bolt to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm)
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

3.0L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Alternator
     
    Electrical connections at the starter
     
    Upper retaining bolt. Access is through the right front wheel housing using a ratchet and extension.
     
    Lower retaining bolt
     
    Starter
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter motor
     
    Lower retaining bolt and torque the bolt to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm)
     
    Upper retaining bolt 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm)
     
    Electrical connections at starter
     
    Alternator
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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900 And 9-3 Models
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Upper mounting bolt
     
    Starter motor electrical connections
     
    Lower mounting bolt
     
    Starter motor

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Remove the starter motor

     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter motor and torque the bolts to 3 ft. lbs. (4 Nm)
     
    Starter electrical connections
     
    Upper mounting bolt
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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9000 Models
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    The starter comes out through the rear and between the intake manifold and master cylinder.



    Negative battery cable
     
    Air mass meter-to-throttle housing elbow
     
    Top bolt on the intake manifold support bar
     
    Top starter bolt. Use an obstruction wrench and ratchet with a flexible extension
     
    Starter electrical connections
     
    Lower mounting bolt and support bar
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Secure starter with top bolt first and torque the bolt to 10 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Bottom bolt and support bar
     
    Intake manifold support bar bolt
     
    Air mass meter to throttle housing elbow
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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