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Removing the starter from a 1996 lincoln town car

How do you remove the starter from a 1996 lincoln town car with a 4.6 engine?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    jack the car off the ground as far as possible, support it with jack stands, disconnect the battery before the repair, starter is at rear of the engine, it is held on by 2 long bolts, remove the electrical wiring from the posts on the starter solenoid located at the starter before removing the starter support bolts.

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    What type of tool do I use to get the top bolt out of the starter

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I had 1 done and let me just say 2 bolts are very easy but that dam bolt on the top is a taugh 1 thats why i had mine done cause i watch the mechanic and it took him almost an hour to do so if u can afford it let them do it

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The starter is at the lower rear passenger side of the engine. Jack the car up and support with jack stands. bottom starter bolt is easy to get to, but other two are not. Middle and top bolts can be accessed with a very long socket extension stuck in beside the passenger side motor mount.

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