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1998 kia sportage, how to replace the starter?

The bolt that leades from the starter to the battery is loose, how do I remove the starter to to tighten the bolt. or does the starter need to be replaced?

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1. you have to remove the possitive on the battery.
2. lift the truck on the passenger side. (remember to use jack stands for security)
3. remove the wires going to the starter. (there should be 2 wires.)
a) a thick wire, thats the possitive.
b) a thin wire thats the starter signal from ignition switch.
4.remove the bolts holding the starter, you should see them they are the only ones touching the starter base.
5.you can sheck if yours is good at anu(advance discount auto parts).
6.do the same steps from four to one to install the new starter.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

  • piticlin Jan 13, 2009

    use 2 open wrenches and hold the front nut with one wrench and use the other to tighn the back.





    sorry my english is not to good ok.

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