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CADILLAC Northstar starter replacement

I had seen an abundance of questions on "Were is my starter for my Cadillac Northstar engine?" Yes it is very had to see one unless you have a crystal clear engine for it is mounted under the intake inside the engine.
An experience Cadillac tech can have one replaced in less than an hour. I see some do it in 30 minutes and less. (They have replaced hundreds of them through the years made) Changing one is quite simple and a cleaner way of doing it also having it mounted inside. It stays fairly clean through the years.
No gaskets are needed unless you destroy yours somehow

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remove replace starter on 99 cadillac deville


The starter is under the intake manifold on Northstar engines, so you'll need a repair book if that is your question.

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i just need to a general idea of where the starter is im gonna change it out is it under the thermostat on the left side of the motor on the tranmsn. side right? i have a 2001 cadillac deville.


If you have the NorthStar engine then then the starter is under the
intake manifold, no I am not joking. You have to remove the plastic intake
plenum to replace the starter, its a pretty big job and I would not advise you to do it yourself unless you are trained.

May 23, 2010 | 2001 Cadillac DeVille

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where is 94 cadillac seville starter at


Assuming its a Northstar engine--under the intake manifold --cant be seen until disassembly

Jan 14, 2010 | 1994 Cadillac Seville

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where is starter location on 1999 deville 4.6ltr northstar and 4.9ltr


The starter on the 4.6 Northstar engine is in the middle of the engine between the cylinder heads. On the 4,9 ltr the starter is located below L/S cylinder rear near oil pan. Hope this helps

Apr 12, 2009 | 1999 Cadillac DeVille

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It ts aNorthstar engine it is under top engine cover that says 32 valve Northstar between both cylinder heads.
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