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1987 MBZ 420sel: Battery removal - As I detached the cables from the battery, I found the battery seems to be held back in the base mount but do not see any obvious straps or fasteners. How do I remove the battery?

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Pull it to one side or the other and tilt it out then pull other way. Then lift out. One groove is deeper to allow it to be wedged in on some models. If not keep looking for 1-2 nuts to remove.

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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.

May 06, 2011 | 2000 Mitsubishi Diamante

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I need written instructions for installing an EGR Valve on a 96 Ford Exploer Eddie Bauer V6 4.0 engine. Trying to pass emission inspection.


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Fig. 4: Exploded view of the EGR system and related components for the 4.0L engine (click over pic for zoom)

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

PFE/DPFE Sensor
This component is found on all engines, and is also referred to as the backpressure transducer.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Detach and label the wiring harness connector from the PFE/DPFE sensor.
  3. Disconnect all of the hoses from the sensor.
  4. Remove the mounting nuts, then separate the sensor from the mounting bracket.
  5. If necessary, remove the EVR solenoid and the PFE/DPFE mounting bracket from the upper intake manifold.
To install:
  1. If removed, install the EVR solenoid and mounting bracket onto the upper intake manifold.
  2. If applicable, install the EGR tube heat shield.
  3. Position the PFE/DPFE sensor on the mounting bracket, then install and tighten the mounting nuts until snug.
  4. Attach all necessary hoses and wiring to the sensor.
  5. Connect the negative battery cable.

EGR Vacuum Regulator (EVR) Solenoid
The EVR solenoid is mounted either on the same bracket as the PFE/DPFE sensor, attached to the upper intake manifold, or near the EGR valve on its own bracket.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Label and detach the wiring harness connector from the EVR solenoid.
  3. Detach the main emission vacuum control connector from the solenoid.
  4. Remove the retaining nuts, then separate the solenoid from the mounting bracket.
To install:
  1. Position the solenoid on its mounting bracket and install the retaining nuts.
  2. Attach the main emission vacuum control connector and the wiring harness connector to the EVR solenoid.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.

EGR Valve
See Figures 6 and 7
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. If necessary, remove the air inlet tube from the throttle body and air cleaner housing.
  3. Label and detach all vacuum hoses from the EGR valve.
  4. Label and detach any electrical wiring harness connectors from the EGR valve.
  5. Disconnect the EGR valve-to-exhaust manifold tube from the EGR valve.
  6. Remove the EGR valve mounting fasteners, then separate the valve from the upper intake manifold.
  7. Remove and discard the old EGR valve gasket, and clean the gasket mating surfaces on the valve and the intake manifold.
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Fig. 6: Cutaway view of a base entry type EGR valve

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Fig. 7: Cutaway view of a side entry type EGR valve

To install:

  1. Install the EGR valve, along with a new gasket, on the upper intake manifold, then install and tighten the mounting bolts to 4-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm) on 3.8L engines, or to 106-49 inch lbs. (1-18 Nm) on 5.0L engines.
  2. Connect the EGR valve-to-exhaust manifold tube to the valve, then tighten the tube nut to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
  3. Connect all wiring or hoses to the EGR valve.
  4. Install the air inlet tube.
  5. Connect the negative battery cable.


Hope this helps, good luck (remember to rate this comments).

Apr 06, 2011 | Ford Explorer Cars & Trucks

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How do I take the dash apart to change the blower switch on a 2001 Mustang? I can not find a diagram or maunual that shows how to do this, can you recomend?


  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the control panel assembly from the instrument panel.
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    A special tool, such as the one shown, is necessary to disengage the temperature control cable from the back of the control panel
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    Temperature control cable component identification

  3. Carefully lift the lock tab to detach the temperature cable from the control door shaft.
  4. Note the cable routing, then remove the cable from the vehicle.

To install:

  1. Route the cable behind the instrument panel, then engage the alignment pins and attach the temperature cable to the control door shaft until the lock tab snaps into the groove on the shaft.
  2. If necessary, install the instrument panel.
  3. Engage the cable end with the cable actuator on the control assembly. Install the control assembly in the instrument panel.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable and check the system for proper operation.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the snap-in trim molding in the center console to expose the four control assembly attaching screws. Remove the four screws attaching the control assembly to the instrument panel.
  3. Roll the control panel out of the opening in the console.
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    Exploded view of the heater control panel mounting
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  4. Detach the temperature control cable from the control panel by using Ford Temperature Cable Disconnect tool T94P-18532-A, or equivalent, to release the side locking tube, and a small flat-bladed prytool to release the top locking tab. Pull the temperature cable away from the heater control.
  5. Remove the two mounting nuts, then separate the vacuum hose and wiring harness connectors from the back of the damper door switch.
  6. Detach the wiring harness connectors from the back of the blower motor switch and the light bulbs.
  7. Remove the control panel from the center console.
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    To remove the control panel, first remove the trim cover and remove the panel mounting screws . . .
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    . . . then disengage the locking tabs on the temperature control cable . . .
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    . . . and detach the control cable. Detach all wiring harness connectors and remove the panel

To install:

  1. Position the temperature cable at the midpoint of its travel, directly between the H and C markings. Position the temperature control knob at the midpoint of its range, then connect the temperature cable to the geared arm on the blower motor wheel. Rotate the temperature control knob from maximum cold to maximum warm to verify proper range of motion.
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    Prior to installing the temperature control cable, turn the control knob and the cable indicator to the mid-points of their ranges
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  2. Install the electrical connector at the following locations: blower switch, control assembly illumination bulbs and damper door switch.
  3. Install the vacuum harness connector for the function selector knob and tighten the mounting nuts until snug.
  4. Roll the control assembly into position against the instrument panel and install the four attaching screws until snug.
  5. Snap the console trim molding into position, connect the negative battery cable and check the system for proper operation

Jan 16, 2011 | 2001 Ford Mustang

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Need info on how to change the alternator on 93 sunbird and maybe a diagram if possible


  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable at the battery.

CAUTION Failure to disconnect the negative cable may result in injury from the positive battery lead at the alternator, and may short the alternator and regulator during the removal process.

  1. Disconnect and label the two terminal plug and the battery leads from the rear of the alternator.

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Detach the connector(s) from the rear of the alternator

3. Loosen the alternator mounting bolts. Push the alternator inwards, then slip the drive belt off the pulley.


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Unfasten the lower rear mounting bolt


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Loosen the rear upper retainer

4. Remove the mounting bolts, then remove the alternator from the vehicle.


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Unfasten the front mounting bolt, then ...


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... remove the alternator from the vehicle


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To install:
  1. Place the alternator in its brackets and install the mounting bolts. Do not tighten them yet.
  2. Slip the belt back over the pulley. Pull outwards on the unit and adjust the belt tension (see Section 1). Tighten the mounting and adjusting bolts.
  3. Attach the electrical leads to the alternator.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.

May 23, 2010 | 1993 Pontiac Sunbird

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How to remove starter from 1997 toyota tacoma


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

On all engines except the 2UZ-FE, the starter is external, mounted in a conventional manner, alongside the engine block. One the 2UZ-FE, however, the starter is mounted in the 'V' of the engine, between the cylinder head banks. The entire intake manifold assembly must be removed to access the starter motor and solenoid. (Toyota calls the solenoid a "magnetic switch.")


Except 2UZ-FE Engine

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Fig. Unfasten the starter mounting bolts . . .

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Fig. . . . then pull the starter toward the front of the vehicle to remove it (other components removed for clarity)
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the nut and disconnect the battery cable from the magnetic switch on the starter motor.
  3. Detach the remaining electrical connections at the starter.
  4. Remove the nuts and/or bolts securing the starter to the bell housing, and then pull the starter toward the front of the vehicle to remove.

To install:
  1. Insert the starter into the bell housing being sure that the starter drive teeth are engaged with the flywheel teeth, NOT jammed against the flywheel.
  2. Tighten the attaching hardware to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm) and replace all electrical connections.

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Fig. Exploded view of a common starter mounting found on Toyota trucks
  1. Connect the positive battery cable (starter wire) to the starter.
  2. Connect the negative battery cable.

2UZ-FE Engine

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Fig. The starter motor on this 2UZ-FE engine is installed under the intake manifold between the cylinder heads, making it a lengthy procedure to perform
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the cosmetic/acoustic engine cover.
  3. Disconnect the accelerator cable and intake air connector.
  4. Remove the intake manifold assembly. For additional information, please refer to the following topic(s): Engine Mechanical, Intake Manifold.
  5. Remove the two bolts holding the starter motor to the engine block and lift the starter away from the block.
  6. Detach the electrical connectors from the starter and remove the starter from the vehicle.

To install:
  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Make sure all electrical connections are tight and that the harness is secure.
  2. Install the starter and torque the two bolts to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
  3. Install the intake manifold.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.

Hope this help (ermember rated this).

Mar 28, 2010 | Toyota Tacoma Cars & Trucks

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1987 olds 88 with a 3.8 , will fire, backfires won't run


It takes less than an hour. Removal & Installation
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Remove the right front wheel and tire assembly.
  3. Remove the right inner fender access cover/splash shield.
  4. Detach the electrical connector from the CMP sensor.
  5. Unfasten the retaining screw, then remove the CMP sensor.

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Exploded view of the Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor mounting

To install:
  1. Install the CMP sensor, and install the retaining screw. Tighten the screw 35-53 inch lbs. (4-6 Nm).
  2. Attach the electrical connector to the CMP sensor.
  3. Install the right inner splash shield/fender access cover.
  4. Install the right front wheel and tire assembly, then carefully lower the vehicle.
  5. Connect the negative battery cable.

Oct 11, 2009 | 1987 Oldsmobile Delta 88

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How do you remove the starter on a 97 Toyota 4Runner?


1997 Toyota Truck 4 Runner 4WD 3.4L EFI DOHC 6cyl

STARTER - REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

On all engines except the 2UZ-FE, the starter is external, mounted in a conventional manner, alongside the engine block. One the 2UZ-FE, however, the starter is mounted in the 'V' of the engine, between the cylinder head banks. The entire intake manifold assembly must be removed to access the starter motor and solenoid. (Toyota calls the solenoid a "magnetic switch.")


Except 2UZ-FE Engine

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Fig. Unfasten the starter mounting bolts . . .

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Fig. . . . then pull the starter toward the front of the vehicle to remove it (other components removed for clarity)
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the nut and disconnect the battery cable from the magnetic switch on the starter motor.
  3. Detach the remaining electrical connections at the starter.
  4. Remove the nuts and/or bolts securing the starter to the bell housing, and then pull the starter toward the front of the vehicle to remove.
To install:
  1. Insert the starter into the bell housing being sure that the starter drive teeth are engaged with the flywheel teeth, NOT jammed against the flywheel.
  2. Tighten the attaching hardware to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm) and replace all electrical connections.
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Fig. Exploded view of a common starter mounting found on Toyota trucks
  1. Connect the positive battery cable (starter wire) to the starter.
  2. Connect the negative battery cable.
2UZ-FE Engine

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Fig. The starter motor on this 2UZ-FE engine is installed under the intake manifold between the cylinder heads, making it a lengthy procedure to perform
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the cosmetic/acoustic engine cover.
  3. Disconnect the accelerator cable and intake air connector.
  4. Remove the intake manifold assembly. For additional information, please refer to the following topic(s): Engine Mechanical, Intake Manifold.
  5. Remove the two bolts holding the starter motor to the engine block and lift the starter away from the block.
  6. Detach the electrical connectors from the starter and remove the starter from the vehicle.

I hope help you with this (rated this help). Good luck.

Sep 25, 2009 | 1997 Toyota 4Runner

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Need to change an alternator on a 94 Cavalier with a 2.2L engine.


GM Cavalier/Sunbird/Skyhawk/Firenza 1982-1994 Repair Guide

Alternator - Removal & installing


1994 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L SFI OHV 4cyl
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable at the battery.
CAUTION Failure to disconnect the negative cable may result in injury from the positive battery lead at the alternator, and may short the alternator and regulator during the removal process.
  1. Disconnect and label the two terminal plug and the battery leads from the rear of the alternator.
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Fig. Detach the connector(s) from the rear of the alternator
  1. Loosen the alternator mounting bolts. Push the alternator inwards, then slip the drive belt off the pulley.
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Fig. Unfasten the lower rear mounting bolt

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Fig. Loosen the rear upper retainer
  1. Remove the mounting bolts, then remove the alternator from the vehicle.
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Fig. Unfasten the front mounting bolt, then ...

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Fig. ...remove the alternator from the vehicle

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Fig. Removal and installation of the alternator - 1.8L and 2.0L OHC engines, except Turbo

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Fig. Alternator mounting for a 1987-89 2.8L and 1990-94 3.1L engine


To install:
  1. Place the alternator in its brackets and install the mounting bolts. Do not tighten them yet.
  2. Slip the belt back over the pulley. Pull outwards on the unit and adjust the belt tension (see ). Tighten the mounting and adjusting bolts.
  3. Attach the electrical leads to the alternator.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.

I hope help you with this (remember rated this help). Good luck.

Sep 18, 2009 | 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Same alarm problem with my 87 mercedes 420SEL


stick the key in the drivers door and turn it to the left and right in different patterns until it turns off. it works every time with me but i cant find the exact pattern

Jul 05, 2009 | 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class

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What is the quickest and easist way to replace the alternator and put the serpintine belt back on?


here is step by step instruction on how to replace you alternator. please do not forget to rate and comment abotu your experience with fixya today 3.8L (VIN 1) Supercharged Engines
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the serpentine drive belt from the alternator, as outlined in Section 1 of this manual.
  3. Detach the electrical connections from the alternator.
  4. Unfasten the alternator mounting bolt and mounting bolt and nut.
  5. Remove the alternator from the vehicle.
    To install:
    1. Position the alternator in the vehicle and secure with the mounting nut and bolt. Tighten to 5 ft. lbs. (8 Nm).
    2. Install the remaining mounting bolt and tighten to 5 ft. lbs. (8 Nm).
    3. Attach the alternator connections. Tighten the output terminal nut to 66 inch lbs. (7.5 Nm).
    4. Install the serpentine drive belt.
    5. Connect the negative battery cable.
3.8L (VIN 3, C & L) Engines
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Using a suitable breaker bar or ratchet, rotate the tensioner counterclockwise, then remove the serpentine drive belt. For more information regarding serpentine drive belt removal, please refer to Section 1 of this manual.
  3. If necessary, remove the fuel rail cover.
  4. While supporting the alternator, remove the mounting bolts.
  5. Tilt the alternator forward, then label and detach the electrical connectors.
  6. Remove the alternator from the vehicle.
  7. To install:
    1. Support the alternator in position, then install the alternator.
    2. Install the mounting bolts and tighten to 1 ft. lbs. (11 Nm).
    3. Attach the electrical connectors at the back of the alternator. Tighten the alternator output terminal nut to 93 inch lbs. (10.5 Nm) for 1987-92 vehicles, or to 66 inch lbs. (7.5 Nm) for 1993-94 vehicles.
    4. If removed, install the fuel rail cover.
    5. Install the serpentine drive belt and rotate the tensioner into position.
    6. Connect the negative battery cable.

Apr 16, 2009 | 1992 Buick LeSabre

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