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96 sanoma starter problem

i have a guy staying with me and he is to help with stuff.
i have a 1996 gmc sanoma s 10 we have the bults out and everything but i dont know how to get the nose out please help!!! give step by step inst. b/c he is trying to get out of fixing my truck

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  • www_butterfl Jun 29, 2009

    okay, i figured it out i can see where the lines are connected. he didnt know what the hell he was doing anyway cause he tryed to take it out without diconnecting the wires. and he lives at my house he dont work or anything dont help like he is supost to i guess he wants to be kicked out lol thanks for the help and i i also have the replacement starter too. so now what?



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Read your complaint and refphrase it a bit clearer. I get is "bults? meaning bolts? what do you mean by "nose" out? I got the part where he doesn't want to help I'm sorry, you are trying to pull the starter, you have the bolts out. Is the starter loose? Stop there and make sure your battery negative is disconnected. This is a must. OK, the starter should just come straight out. It can be tilted if need be but remember the wires are still connected. Thode you can disconnect once the starter is out far enough to see the wires. Try to remember wher the small wire(s) go, The big one is a given.Let me know when you get your replacement sttarter. If he doesn't want to help , what does he want?.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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    Ned C Cook Jun 30, 2009

    The easiest way to [ut the starter back up is to put the starter up first, Then hook up the wires. The reason is because you will fight the wiring if its not positioned right.when tightened down. Let me ask since the small vehicles are different from the large. Do the mounting bolts go in vertically or horizontally.. If they go in horizontallty, then all you have to do is slide the the starter in place and install the top bolt first, Leaving it loose, install rhe others. The slight pressure up up and in, toghten the bolts evenle starting at the top one. Do not tighten any one boltt all at once. You want the starter to be flush against the housing. If the bolts go in vertically, then put the starter up and install the bolt nearest the oil pan, Slip the shim,if one is used,in with the open end doing over the installed bolt sand install the second bolt through the passing it through the closed hole in the shim. Snug up one bolt to where it is slightly loose, allowing for movement, and the same withe the other bolt. Push the starter up and towards the oil pan and toghten the bolts dow evenly, back and forth bring both bolts evenly tightened. Noe, Hook up your wiring. The battery cable on large post. Makle sure you battery negative is un hooked an vehicle is in neutral with arking brake set. Just in case. Ck all wiring for binding or touching anything and go connect your battery negative. Put it down on all paws and kick it in the **** and you are off and running... Good luck (Your name), co7196 @ yahoo .com, Ned



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