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2.2l. How do I get access to the bolts to remove the starter?

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All you need is a long prubar (or you can rent a tensioner wrench at the parts store) essentially a open end wrench with a 3 ft handle.
Put the tensioner wrench on the nub of the tensioner and pull back... this will release the tension on the old belt. Remove it from one of the pulleys, and then from the entire system.
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SOURCE: How do you remove the starter from a 1999 Plymouth

On a 2.0 unhook the wires from the back of the starter then there are 2 bolts that go through the nose cone of the starter into the block, you remove those 2 bolts and the starter will fall out.

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SOURCE: How to replace a headlight bulb in a 98 plymouth

these bulbs go in from behind the headlight assy. from under the hood look at the back of the headlight and locate the wiresgoing to the back of the headlight you can turn the connector or pull it out gently then turn the back of the bulb to remove it replacement is the reverse-- don't touch the glass of the new bulb, handle it by the base-fingerprints will shorten the life of a bulb of this type some parts stores will sell you the bulb and replace it for you if its not to hard for them-- too difficult then the automotive center at wally world or k mart will replace it for a fee

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SOURCE: oil leak in a 98 plymouth breeze 2.0

I've had a 1990 Acclaim, a 1990 Shadow, and a 1998 Breeze, all have a head gasket leak. The Breeze was the only one to have oil leak and it was on the rear of the engine. I'd guess that's your problem.

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SOURCE: instructions to replace heater core for 98

If it is necessary to remove the heater assembly, the cooling system must be drained before removing the heater core.
When a heater core leaks, a new heater core is installed or the old one repaired.
Heater Housing

  • The heater housing is usually under the dash and must be removed to gain access to the heater core.
  • Procedures for replacing the heater core vary with the year, make, and model of car. It threfore necessary to consult the manufacturer's repair manuals for the proper procedure for replacement.
f74-01.gif The heater housing is disassembled to get to the heater core. Heater Core
  • Remove the access panels(s) or the split heater/air conditioning case to gain acess to the heater core.
  • Remove the heater coolant hoses.
  • Remove the cable and/or vacuum control lines (if equipped).
  • Remove the heater core securing brackets and/or clamps.
  • Lift the core from the case. Do not use force. Take care not to damage the fins of the heater core when removing.
  • To reinstall the heater core, reverse the removal steps.
When the heater core leaks and must be repaired or replaced, it is a very difficult and time-consuming job primarily because of the core's location deep within the firewall of the car. For this reason always leak test a replacement heater core before installation.

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Removal


  1. Disconnect battery cables, then remove battery and battery tray.
  2. Disconnect speedometer cable from transaxle.
  3. On models equipped with 1.8L/4-107 engines, remove intake manifold stay.
  4. On all models, disconnect starter wiring connections.
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Except 2.3L and 2.4L Engines

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Disconnect the electrical wiring from
    the starter, if accessible.
  3. If necessary for access, unfasten the three dust cover bolts, then pull the
    dust cover back to get to the front starter bolt. Remove the front starter bolt.

  4. Remove the rear support bracket.
  5. Pull the rear dust cover back (if applicable) to gain access to the rear
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  6. Note the number and location of any shims.
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  8. Position the starter in the vehicle, connect the wiring, then install the
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  10. If removed, install the dust cover and the rear support bracket.
  11. Connect the electrical wiring to the starter, if not already attached.
  12. Carefully lower the vehicle, then connect the negative battery cable.




    Fig. 1: Once the vehicle is raised and safely supported, you
    will be able to see the starter motor
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    Fig. 2: After disconnecting the wiring, remove the starter
    mounting bolts
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    Fig. 3: When removing the starter, be sure to note the number
    and location of any shims
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    Fig. 4: View of the starter mounting - 3.1L and 3.3L engines
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1988-89 (VIN D)

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the air cleaner to throttle body duct.
  3. Label and detach the TPS, IAC and MAP sensor connectors.
  4. Remove vacuum harness assembly and the MAP sensor vacuum hose from intake
    manifold, then position aside.
  5. Unfasten the cooling fan shroud attaching bolts, then remove the shroud
    (including the MAP sensor).
  6. Remove the coolant fan-to-upper radiator support bolt, then unfasten the
    remaining upper radiator support bolt and the upper radiator support.
  7. Detach the connector from the cooling fan.
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  8. Lift the fan assembly out of the two lower insulators. Rotate the bracket so
    the two lower bracket legs point upward. Move the fan assembly toward the left
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    1 inch (25mm). Lift the fan assembly from the engine compartment.
  9. Remove the harness retaining clip from the engine mount bracket stud.
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  10. Tilt the rear of starter towards the radiator, pull the starter out, then
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  11. Detach the electrical connectors from the solenoid.
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  13. Insert the starter between the throttle body and the air cleaner housing,
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  14. Attach the solenoid electrical connectors. Make sure to properly position
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  15. Rotate the starter into the proper position, install any shims that were
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  17. Rotate the fan bracket, then place the two lower legs into the insulators.
  18. Attach the electrical connector to the cooling fan.
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  20. Connect the MAP vacuum hose and the vacuum harness assembly to the intake
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. If necessary for access, remove the air induction tube.
  3. Detach the coolant fan electrical connector, then remove the fan assembly.
  4. Remove the oil filter, if necessary for access to the starter.
  5. For vehicles through 1990, remove the intake manifold brace.
  6. Remove the mounting bolts; some engines may have 3 starter mounting bolts.
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    Fig. 5: Starter mounting for 2.3L engine - 1990-95 models
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  8. Remove the starter by lifting it between the intake manifold and the
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    To install:

  9. Lower the starter between the intake manifold and the radiator, then connect
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  12. Install the cooling fan assembly, then attach the electrical connector.
  13. If removed, install the air induction tube.
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the air inlet duct attached to the throttle body.
  3. Remove the top starter bolt.
  4. Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle securely on jackstands.
  5. Remove the lower starter bolt.
  6. Position the engine wiring harness aside.
  7. Position the starter for access to solenoid wiring.
  8. Remove the wiring attached to the starter.
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  10. Attach the wiring to the starter and position the assembly into place.
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  3. If equipped, remove the starter shield pin by pulling on it with pliers, then lift and release the shield from the solenoid.
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  15. If equipped, install the starter shield and push pin, being careful that the pin is positioned for possible future removal.
  16. Lower the vehicle.
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    Fig. 2: Lift off and remove the starter motor dust shield from beneath the vehicle 89562p18.jpg
    Fig. 3: Loosen the starter solenoid wiring terminal screws . . . 89562p19.jpg
    Fig. 4: . . . then label and disengage the wiring harnesses from the starter solenoid, carefully positioning them out of the way 89562p20.jpg
    Fig. 5: Loosen the lower starter motor mounting bolt . . . 89562p22.jpg
    Fig. 6: . . . then remove the bolt from the vehicle 89562p23.jpg
    Fig. 7: If accessibility is limited from below the vehicle, use the opening in the intake manifold support bracket to reach the upper starter bolt 89562p15.jpg
    Fig. 8: Remove the rear mounting bracket bolt, then remove the starter from the vehicle 89562p21.jpg
    Fig. 9: If the starter is to be replaced, remove the bracket from the old starter 84193011.gif

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Fig. 5: The starter motor on later model 4.3L engines is retained by two long bolts
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. If necessary for access, disconnect the front exhaust pipe.
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