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How do i remove the starter from buick regal 3.1

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To get to the starter bolts, you need to remove the plastic covering that keeps rocks and dust from getting into the starter. I think there is only one bolt for that can't quite remember. Then there are two bolts for the starter. One is really long and kind of hard to reach. You'll need an extension for it. The other is kind of short, but not too hard to reach from the underside with the right tool. The new starter should hook up like a charm.

Be sure to disconnect the battery before attempting this though. And when you're done refill the AC before you use it or it might seize up and cost a lot to repair or get it professionally done for around $80.

Alternatively, If you do follow the generic repair manual, then you will need to figure out how to unbolt the engine and swing it up. Doing that will allow you to get enough room to remove the starter

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Disconnect the battery then get under the car, the starter is in the front of the engine, make a note of where the wires go, a picture is a good idea, the starter is help in by 2 bolts, very easy job..

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You may have to remove the exhaust pipe and it comes out of the bottom.

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SOURCE: How do I replace the starter motor on our 1994

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2.8L and 3.1L Engines
1988-94 VEHICLES

See Figures 5, 6, 7 and 8

  1. Remove the air cleaner and duct assembly.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4. If equipped with an engine oil cooler, drain the engine oil, remove the oil filter and position the hose next to the starter motor to the side.
  5. Remove the nut from the brace at the air conditioning compressor, nut from the brace at the engine and the brace.
  6. Unfasten the retaining bolts, then remove the flywheel inspection cover.

Fig. Fig. 5: Unfasten the retaining bolts ...


Fig. Fig. 6: ... then remove the flywheel cover

  1. Remove the starter bolts and shims, if equipped. Do not let the starter hang from the starter wires.

        Fig. Fig. 7: An extension may be needed to access the starter mounting bolts


        Fig. Fig. 8: Remove the starter motor and any shims that may have been used

          1. Detach the starter wires from the solenoid, then remove the starter from the vehicle.

          To install:
          1. While supporting the starter, connect the starter wires at the solenoid.
          2. Install the starter motor-to-engine mount with the shims, if equipped, and the mounting bolts. Tighten the bolts to 32 ft. lbs. (43 Nm).
          3. If equipped with an engine oil cooler, reposition the hose next to the starter motor, install the oil filter and refill the engine with the proper amount of engine oil.
          4. Install the flywheel inspection cover and tighten the bolts.
          5. Install the starter support brace to the air conditioning compressor and tighten the nut to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm).
          6. Carefully lower the vehicle, then connect the negative battery cable.
          7. Install the air cleaner and duct assembly.

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