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94 toyota carolla starter clicks eventualy starts

How do i replace the starter or fix contacts? solenoid?

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  • soldierjoe Jan 14, 2009

    thank you very much by any chance would you know what kind of contacts would work? where would i pick those up at

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You have two options: replace the starter (easiest, but most expensive), or replace the contacts (cheaper, but more work involved).
In any case, you have to remove the starter. Disconnect the battery BEFORE you start. Locate the starter and remove the wires going to it. The starter is held onto the transmission with 2 large bolts. Remove both, and slide the starter out.

If you want to change the contacts, observe the starter, locate a metal plate held on with 3 bolts. Remove the bolts and the plate. You will now see a plunger, and 2 copper colored contacts. Those are what needs to be replaced. Changing the contacts is easy, just do one at a time, and ensure that all insulators are installed properly on reassembly.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

  • Toyota Ed Jan 14, 2009

    Thanks for the FixYa; much appreciated.

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