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I need to remove my starter on my 98 Diamante but I can not see all mounting bolts and I need to know where the bolts are located.

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  • blanderson40 Apr 22, 2009

    Thanks, I finally found the bolt on the reverse side of the bottom bolt. I appreciate the suggestion

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Hi, I am assuming you know where starter is. If you have found bottom bolt #14 metric socket which to reach you "must" use a medium length extention and go into it right above manifold pipe to reach it. I found if you take the guard off the starter 3 small hex head screws, it is much easier to get at all bolts (2). Whats strange is the lower bolt on starter mounts from the front and the "TOP" bolt #14 has to be reached from the rear of starter. You can not see the top bolt from bottom or top, but if you use your hand and reach up aroung the back of starter you can feel it! It took 2 of us one reaching up from bottom with just #14 deep well socket (no extention) on the rachet and feeling where to place it with rachet facing up, and person over top of engine reaching down helping to align socket on bolt, then use a piece of pipe or ? From the top place pipe extension on end of rachet and bolt will easily.
break loose. Good Luck it sounds hard but is fairly easy with right tools. kasheyboy77

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I have a 1997 Diamante and just removed the started this weekend 9/16/2012. After struggling for some time to locate the two bolts I finally did. The lower bolt is easy to see and get to. It is located on the side of the starter body and mine took a 15mm socket with a 4 inch extension. The upper bolt is on the opposite side of the starter body. In other words the lower one comes in from the passenger side and the upper comes in from the driver side. The upper one goes through the transmission case and then threads into the starter. It took a 14mm with a short extension to get over the brace you will see.

I hope this helps.

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Your 1999 Mitsubishi Diamante is a 3.5L MFI SOHC 6cyl engine.
MFI = multi-port fuel injection
SOHC = single overhead camshaft
This answer covers Mitsubishi Diamante1.8L, 2.4L, 3.0L (SOHC and DOHC), 3.5L, and 1997-2000 1.5L Engines.

2.4L engine shown, others similar.

Fig.1 - CKP position and its two mounting bolts
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In Fig. 1, the two arrows point to the CKP (crankshaft position sensor) mounting bolts to remove. 2.4L engine shown.

Fig.2 - CKP reluctor removal
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Remove the sensor and slide the reluctor wheel off of the crankshaft-2.4L engine shown.

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
2. Remove the timing belt.
3. Unplug the sensor connector.
4. Unfasten the two retaining bolts, then remove the CKP sensor from the vehicle.
5. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

Reference: Autozone online repair guide: Mitsubishi Galant/Mirage/Diamante 1990-2000, at
www.autozone.com

Fig.3 - photo - new 99Diamante CKP, a Wells part #SU4313
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Removed two bolts from starter and cannot get starter out heard may be extra support bolts but cant locate


I had a Toyota with an odd-ball starter bolt from the back side of where the starter mounted. It didn't even look like a starter bolt, but sure enough, it was. So keep checking, you may have a third bolt you haven't found.

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Need specifics on Starter motor replacement/ how to.



REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



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Fig. Remove the starter electrical connections, noting their locations


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Fig. Location of the two starter retaining bolts

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Detach the air-flow sensor assembly connector and remove the breather hose.
  3. Remove the resonator retaining nuts and remove the air intake hose and resonator assembly as required.


NOTE Use care when removing the air cleaner cover because the air-flow sensor is attached and is a sensitive component.
  1. If equipped with Active-ECS suspension, remove the air compressor as follows:

  1. Detach the two electrical connectors, from the compressor.
  2. Disconnect the air line at the compressor.
  3. Remove the three mounting bolts, securing the compressor to the chassis.

  1. Raise the vehicle and support safely.
  2. Remove the engine undercover.
  3. Remove the heat shield from beneath the intake manifold on the 1.5L engine.
  4. If necessary, detach the speedometer cable connector at the transaxle end.
  5. Detach the starter motor electrical connections.
  6. Remove the starter motor mounting bolts and remove the starter.
  7. The installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the starter mounting bolts to 22 ft. lbs. (31 Nm).
  8. Connect the negative battery cable and check the starter for proper operation.

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Where is the starter located on my 2003 nissan sentra ser


Starter Motor -located to articulate with flywheel that has gear teeth between the engine and transmission accessible from down below. REMOVAL & INSTALLATION 240SX WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Support the transmission with a jack and remove the 4 rear mounting bracket bolts.
  3. Lightly lower the transmission to make room and pull out the dipstick tube.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Connector bracket from the front mount bracket
    • Harness connector
    • Starter bolts
    • Starter
    To install:
  5. Install or connect the following:
    • Starter and torque the bolts to 30-37 ft. lbs. (40-50 Nm)
    • Harness connector
    • Connector bracket to the front mount bracket
    • Dipstick tube
    • Transmission into position
    • 4 rear mounting bracket bolts
    • Negative battery cable
  6. Remove the transmission jack
WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Connector bracket from the front mount bracket
    • Harness connector
    • Starter bolts
    • Starter
    To install:
  3. Install or connect the following:
    • Starter and torque the bolts to 30-37 ft. lbs. (40-50 Nm)
    • Harness connector
    • Connector bracket to the front mount bracket
    • Negative battery cable
1.6L and 2.0L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Wiring at the starter
    • Bolts attaching the starter to the engine
    • Starter
    To install:
  3. Install or connect the following:
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    • Starter electrical connections
    • Negaative battery cable
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  1. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Air duct
    • Harness protector from the harness
    • Starter wiring at the starter
    • Starter-to-engine bolts
    • Starter from the vehicle

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    To install:
  2. Install or connect the following:
    • Starter and torque the long bolt to 57-72 ft. lbs. (77-98 Nm) and the short bolt to 22-30 ft. lbs. (30-41 Nm)
    • Starter wiring
    • Harness protector
    • Air duct
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  1. Remove or disconnect the following:
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    • Air inlet tube
    • Harness bracket
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  2. Install or connect the following:
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How to put the Starter in a Eagle Talon 1991.


from autozone.com


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figures 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10

  1. Disconnect the negative, then the positive battery cables from the battery.
  2. For 1990-94 vehicles, remove the battery and battery tray from the engine compartment.
  3. For 1990-94 vehicles, detach the speedometer cable connector from the transaxle.
  4. For 1995-98 2.0L turbo engines, remove the air hose.
  5. For 1995-98 2.4L engines, remove the air cleaner and air intake hose.
  6. If equipped with 1.8L engine, remove the bracket on the lower side if the intake manifold.
  7. Detach the starter motor electrical connections.
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Fig. Fig. 5: Exploded view of the starter motor and related components-1990-94 vehicles, others similar


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Fig. Fig. 6: Unfasten the BAT terminal connector from the starter motor


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Fig. Fig. 7: Unplug the starter motor electrical connector

  1. Unfasten the starter motor mounting bolts, then remove the starter from the vehicle.
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Fig. Fig. 8: Unfasten the starter mounting bolts
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Fig. Fig. 9: Remove all of the starter mounting bolts ...
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Fig. Fig. 10: ... then remove the starter motor from the vehicle
To install:

  1. Clean both surfaces of starter motor flange and rear plate. Install the starter motor onto the engine and secure with the retainer bolts. Tighten the retainers to the specifications shown in the accompanying figure.
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  6. For 1990-94 vehicles, attach the speedometer cable to the transaxle. Install the battery tray and battery.
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Support the transmission with a jack and remove the 4 rear mounting bracket bolts.
  4. Lightly lower the transmission to make room and pull out the dipstick tube.
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
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    • Harness connector
    • Starter bolts
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  6. Install or connect the following:
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    • Connector bracket to the front mount bracket
    • Dipstick tube
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  7. Remove the transmission jack
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  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Connector bracket from the front mount bracket
    • Harness connector
    • Starter bolts
    • Starter
    To install:
  3. Install or connect the following:
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    • Connector bracket to the front mount bracket
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  1. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable from the battery
    • Wiring at the starter
    • Bolts attaching the starter to the engine
    • Starter from the vehicle
    To install:
  2. Install or connect the following:
  3. Install the components in the reverse order of removal.
Maxima
  1. Remove or disconnect the following:
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    • Air duct
    • Harness protector from the harness
    • Starter wiring at the starter
    • Starter-to-engine bolts
    • Starter from the vehicle Fig. 1: Starter location and mounting detail — Maxima with a manual transaxle 89612g12.gif
    To install:
  2. Install or connect the following:
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    • Starter wiring
    • Harness protector
    • Air duct
    • Negative battery cable
  3. Start the engine a few times to make sure of proper operation.
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  1. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable from the battery
    • Air inlet tube
    • Harness bracket
    • Wiring at the starter
    • Bolts attaching the starter to the engine
    • Starter from the vehicle
    To install:
  2. Install the components in the reverse order of removal.
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Jul 13, 2010 | 2000 Nissan Altima

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