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If it's the 3.1 or the newer 3100 the starter should just be a couple 13 and 15mm bolts. Plus the nut for the cable. Hope this helps.

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Turn off radio. disconnect negative battery cable.raise and safely support vechicle.for the 2.2L and 2.5L-3.1 - engines.remove engine torque strut bracket pencil brace from the 2.2L engine.then remove bolts from fly wheel cover.then remove bolts from bracket and remove the starter bolts.disconnect starter wiring.then remove starter and shim. now the 3.3L engine dieconnect negative battery cable.properly have air conditioner discharged.remove cooling fan assembly.remove front exhaust manifold.then raise and safely support vechicle.remove fly wheel cover.disconnect air conditioner condensor hose from the compressor and set aside.disconnect the starter motor electrical connectors.remove the 2 starter bolts then remove starter and shims.when you replace new starter .besure to torque it to 30 ft lbs.also replace air conditioner condensor O- ring.lubricate with refrigerant oil.connect the air conditioner condensor hose to the compressor.evacuate recharge and leak test the air conditioning system.besure to put fly wheel cover back on.put front exhaust manifold.back in place and the cooling fan assembly.

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    Joanne Rach Dec 28, 2013

    have to keep turning starter until it catches its like the battery is dead and its a brand new battery



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