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1995 (X300) Jaguar XJ6 Starter Replacement

What is the best way to remove the virtually-impossible-to-get-at bolt securing the top of the starter in order to replace the starter?

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Remove the windshield wiper motor for access to the top bolt. Use a 13mm dogbone with a pipe or similar for leverage.They used locktite on the bolts,so it's a bear to get loose. This job is a real P.I.T.A. Good luck.

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Try with the car up on a hydraulic lift / ramp at your local friendly quick fit exhaust place. then use several socket set extensions including a socket flex drive (costs about $10). it's designed to be impossible so you have to take it to the Jag dealer at $140/hr. good luck

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