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Not sure what motor you have so please post it for us....I can post what I can find for you.

This is the location on a 4.6L:

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4.6L engine starter mounting is under the intake manifold

This is on a 4.9L:

Later model starter location and mounting on the 4.9L engine

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Starter mounting on 4.5L engine with a starter shield

Posted on May 28, 2010

  • Greg Bernett
    Greg Bernett May 28, 2010

    On the 3.0L:

    3.0L Engine
    1.Disconnect the negative battery cable.

    2.Raise and safely support the vehicle securely on jackstands.

    3.Remove the terminal nuts, washers, and electrical leads from the starter motor.

    4.Remove the passenger side catalytic converter.

    5.Remove the passenger side engine mount nuts, and lower the vehicle.

    6.Disconnect the resonance chamber-to-throttle body ducts.

    ?Detach the electrical connector for the Mass Air Flow (MAF) and the Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensors.

    ?Disconnect the resonance chamber air intake hose from the air cleaner housing and MAF sensor.

    ?Remove the (IAC) inlet hose and the intake plenum air inlet hoses.

    ?Detach the electrical connector from the switchover valve and the remaining vacuum connections.

    7.Install the engine support fixture J28467-A with adapters J28467-450 or equivalents and raise the passenger side of the engine.



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