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I changed the starter on my olds ceiara sl and now a week later is doesnt want to start all the time and when it does it cranks fast had the battery tested and they told me i need a shim is that true and if so where do I put it on the starter I do have the old starter

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  • janne_1966 Jul 27, 2009

    the old starter did have a shim but due to wear its hard to tell what size and the shim was on the rod with the starter gear that engages the motor

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If the old starter Did Not have a shim you do not need one.It would have been between the starter and the engine block.the bolts go through it.

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  • Leonard Williams Jul 27, 2009

    I don't remember the thickness of the shims.I would go the the dealer, they have all the right info for your engine,go to the parts department.

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