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Need to know how to do the wiring to the starter. and maybe a print of the electric system.

Need to know how to connect wiring to the starter at my pontiac transsport 1993 model

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    Ned C Cook May 11, 2010

    Is this a rewire or just wanting to know what goes where?

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How many wire are going to your starter? 2, 3, or 4?

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Disconnect the battery cables in order to reduce the possibility of accidentally shocking yourself.

Remove the electrical connections from the side of the starter. There are usually two wires: a positive and a negative wire. Remove the positive wire first, and then remove the negative wire from the starter. You may want to mark the connections with a paint pen to help you correctly reconnect the connectors to their proper terminals. To remove the connections, you'll need to use an open face wrench or socket wrench to remove the bolts.
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