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I have the starter motor I'm unscrewed but I can't get it to hit the ground. How do I make enough room to get the starter to come completely out?

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Wow, impressive that you got in there. Now it depends on the car and engine specs. Usually you can loosen the exhaust manifold, heat shields, or even the closest engine mount bracket and carefully jack up the engine slightly. DO NOT put too much pressure on the oil pan, it will crunch in or bend. Usually a stout board will distribute enough force to allow a jack to work. Best of luck!

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What is wrong. I only hear a click when turning the key. Battery is fine.

if as you say the battery is good,and all dash lights stay on bright when turning the key,your starter motor is faulty its either the solenoid which is the bit on the side of the starter that engages the starter when you turn the key, or the starter is jammed/stuck or worn out try hitting the starter with a hammer or if no room use a long bar rest the bar on the starter and hit the other end a few times if it then starts the motor was stuck, like wise if you have manual transmission put the car in gear let the hand/park brake off and rock the car forward and back a few times then try starting, eiter way you will need to repair or replace the starter motor

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I have the starter motor on unscrewed But I can't seem to get it to do I get the starter motor to hit the ground?

Well.....depends on the vehicle sometimes. Have you referenced a repair manual for the vehicle you're working on? Might have loosen up a motor mount to gain the clearance you need, loosen up exhaust manifold, etc..... What kind of a vehicle is this?

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What do i have to do to take out the starter in a 1991 s10 with a 4.3 motor i have already taken out both bolts but not enough room

I think this one has the cover on the bottom of the transmission. There will be a couple of support bars that are bolted to it as well. Remove those support bars and the lower cover and you'll have enough room to drop the starter down.

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Check battery and conections first, also check battery to motor ground, battery to body ground and motor to body ground strap. These connections can be corroded underneath and starter soloinoid will not get enough power to engage starter at first. If battery and connections are good it is either your starter or soloinoid.

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The car wont start and i tried a starter and checked all the grounds and it wants to start but it wont turn enough to start the car then it clicks and im not sure what to do next !

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How to remove starter motor on peugeot 307 1.6hdi 2004 model

The hard bit is getting to the starter to unscrew the bolts and getting enough room to remove it once loose. YOu will need to take off a number things from the top of the engine.

The starter is located at the front middle of the engine under the diesel filter.

You will be able get to two of the starter bolts from under the bonnet and the other from below.

You will need to loosen or remove the wiring from around the top of the engine to allow you to remove the starter once loose. (remember where all the plastic connectors reattach).

You should only attempt to do this if you are fairly confident with spanners and have a decent set. You will need 10mm, 11mm, 12mm, 14mm spanners and sockets. 8mm socket, 8mm Allen bolt (straight allen key), small torque.

It is not difficult to do the job just to get to the starter and get enough room to remove and replace. Takes about 4 careful hours start to finish for a none mechanic with car on jacks.

You should always disconnect the battery while removing any electrical/mechanical part from car for safety reasons.

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IMPORTANT: This vehicle uses the PG260 F1 starter motor. The starter motor is serviced only as a complete unit.

  1. Disconnect the battery ground (negative) cable from the battery.
  2. Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lifting.
  3. Remove radiator air baffle assembly.
  4. Remove the starter motor BAT terminal nut and electrical leads.
  5. Remove the starter motor S terminal nut and electrical lead.
  6. Remove the torque converter co
  7. Remove the starter motor bolts.
  8. Remove the starter motor.
  1. Install the starter motor.
  2. Install the starter motor bolts. Tighten the starter motor bolts to 47 N.m (35 lb ft)
  3. Install the torque converter cover.
  4. Install the starter motor S terminal electrical lead and nut. Tighten the starter motor solenoid S terminal nut to 3 N.m (27 lb in).
  5. Install the starter motor BAT terminal electrical leads and nut. Tighten the starter motor solenoid BAT terminal nut to 10 N.m (89 lb in) .
  6. Install radiator air baffle assembly.
  7. Lower the vehicle.
  8. Install the battery ground (negative) cable to the battery.

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82059263 The [PG] starter motors are [non-]repairable starter motors. They have pole pieces that are arranged around the armature within the starter housing. When the solenoid windings are energized, the pull-in winding circuit is completed to ground through the starter motor. The hold-in winding circuit is completed to ground through the solenoid. The windings work together magnetically to pull in and hold in the plunger. The plunger moves the shift lever. This action causes the starter drive assembly to rotate on the armature shaft spline as it engages with the flywheel ring gear on the engine. At the same time, the plunger closes the solenoid switch contacts in the starter solenoid. Full battery voltage is then applied directly to the starter motor and it cranks the engine.

As soon as the solenoid switch contacts close, current stops flowing thorough the pull-in winding as battery voltage is now applied to both ends of the windings. The hold-in winding remains energized; its magnetic field is strong enough to hold the plunger, shift lever, starter drive assembly, and solenoid switch contacts in place to continue cranking the engine. When the engine starts, the pinion gear overrun protects the armature from excessive speed until the switch is opened.

When the ignition switch is released from the START position, crank voltage is removed from the starter solenoid S terminal. Current flows from the motor contacts through both windings to ground at the end of the hold-in winding. However, the direction of the current flow through the pull-in winding is now in the opposite direction of the current flow when the winding was first energized.

The magnetic fields of the pull-in and hold-in windings now oppose one another. This action of the windings, along with the help of the return spring, cause the starter drive assembly to disengage and the solenoid switch contacts to open simultaneously. As soon as the contacts open, the starter motor is turned off.

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if you find this information helpful please give me a good rating and please contact me if you need any further assistance.
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