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Problems pulling transmission out of 97 ford explorer. bolt in starter stuck hard to get to

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remove the nut from the stud and put it on the other end and when you tighten it up it will pull the stud out. when you put it back to together switch the nut back to where it was first and tighten it up to hold the shifter in place. I know it sounds screwed up but that is the way it works

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: 1996 97 ford explorer is there a fuse wire

The battery cable goes to the starter. I dont know of any cars that have an inline fuse on that cable.

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SOURCE: pulling out the starter motor of ford explorer 1998

Disconnect the battery. Unbolt starter,disconnect wiring. Reinstall wiring and starter. Reconnect battery. You will need a 10mm socket and a 13 mm socket for the bolts and nuts.

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4x4 has seven transmission-to-engine bolts
4x2 has six transmission-to-engine bolts

You need to tell me though if this is an automatic or manual and 4x4 or 4x2 There are 3 different auto trannys: 4R44E, 4R55E then A4LD and 4R70W

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Can anybody tell me where the starter is located at,I'm having a hard time

its located on the passenger side lower of engine where the engine bolts to the transmission.

Apr 29, 2015 | 1996 Ford Explorer

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What causes my 97 ford explorer not to start? it clicks but wont start.i got the starter checked and it pass.coil pack tested good and the battery is new. what else could be the problem?

you need to takes a good look at the battery cables. sometimes the cables burn or pull apart inside the insulated outer sheath and can cause this, also check for poor connections at both ends of the cables(corroded) loose. this doesn`t happen often but it does. take and disconnect the cable and pull hard it should not stretch or fell soft when pulling.

Sep 10, 2014 | 1997 Ford Explorer AWD

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Where is the Starter on a 2001 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L

should be near the firewall where the engine and transmission bolts together

Dec 14, 2012 | 2001 Ford Explorer

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How to replace starter motor 97 ford explorer

its a pain in the ****... you have to remove your y pipe ( that is the pipe between your engion and catalytic converter. next disconnect your battery or you will get shocked. now disconnect the wire (red) from the back of your starter now disconnect the (black) wire from the starter (it is attached to the outside bolt) now remove the 2 bolts holding your starter in place (one of the bolts had the black wire on the top of it) once you have removed the 2 bolts pull the starter back out of the hole and wiggle it from there till you get it out through the bottom where you removed the y pipe from. ( yes it will come out and yes it will go back in as i had to do to mine.) the hardest things i learned from this was, that i can get shocked and that it is a pain to get the bolts out of the exhaust pipe.

May 31, 2011 | 1997 Ford Explorer AWD

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Where is the starter located on a 1995 ford explorer? How do you take the old starter out?

try cleaning the battey cables first maybe the starter is working good, 15 years gives some rust to the cables, try with a wire brush, you could save some $$$$.

The starter is bolted to the transmission bell housing with
two bolts and hangs under the vehicle
on the passenger side

Jan 26, 2011 | 1996 Ford Explorer

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Where do i find which tranny i have on a 97 explorer 4.0?

If the transmission pan has 18 bolts, it's a 5R55E. If the transmission pan has 14 bolts, it's a 4R70W.

May 29, 2010 | 1997 Ford Explorer AWD

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Where is the starter on a 2001 Ford Explorer?

Once you crawl under it, it will be pretty obvious. It's on the underside of the car, hugs the engine block and is butted up against the transmission. If you are unfamiliar with what a starter looks like here is a link. 2001 Ford Explorer Starter

Oct 13, 2009 | 2001 Ford Explorer Sport

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How to remove a starter on a 2002 ford explorer

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Properly raise and support the vehicle.
Disconnect all wires connected to the starter, including this ground wire on the starter mounting bolt stud

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    1. Tag and disconnect the wiring at the starter.
    1. WARNING
    1. When detaching the hard-shell connector at the S-terminal, grasp the plastic shell to pull it off. Do not pull on the wire itself. Ensure to pull the connector straight off to prevent damage to the connector and S-terminal. If any part of the connector is damaged, replace the damaged component.
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    Remove the starter motor (arrow) mounting bolts . .

    Remove the starter mounting bolts and remove the starter.

    . . . then remove the starter—be careful, the starter motor can be quite heavy

    To install:
    1. Position the starter motor against the engine and install the mounting bolts. Tighten the mounting bolts to 15–19 ft. lbs. (21–27 Nm).
    2. Install the starter solenoid connector by pushing it straight on. Ensure that the connector locks in position with a notable click.
    Install the starter cable nut to the starter solenoid B-terminal. Tighten the nut to 80–123 inch lbs. (9–14 Nm).
    1. Connect any remaining wiring to the starter motor.
    2. Lower the vehicle.
    3. Connect the negative battery cable.

    Oct 11, 2009 | 2002 Ford Explorer

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    Pulling out the starter motor of ford explorer 1998

    Disconnect the battery. Unbolt starter,disconnect wiring. Reinstall wiring and starter. Reconnect battery. You will need a 10mm socket and a 13 mm socket for the bolts and nuts.

    Oct 08, 2009 | 1998 Ford Explorer

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    The starter on a 93 Ford Explorer, how do u take it out i have heard there is so many problem with taking it out and puting it back in

    1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
    2. Raise and support the vehicle.
    3. Disconnect starter cable and push-on connector from starter solenoid. CAUTION: When disconnecting hard-shell connector at S terminal, grasp the plastic shell and pull off. Do not pull on wire. Be careful to pull straight off to prevent damage to the connector and S terminal. If any part of the connection is damaged, replace the damaged components.
    4. Remove upper bolt.
    5. Remove lower bolt.
    6. Remove the starter motor from the vehicle.

    1. Position starter motor to engine and install upper and lower bolt finger-tight.
    2. Tighten the upper bolt to 22-28 Nm (16-21 Lb-Ft) .
    3. Tighten the lower bolt to 22-28 Nm (16-21 Lb-Ft) .
    4. Connect connector on starter solenoid. Be careful to push straight on and make sure connector locks in position with a notable click or detent.
    5. Install starter cable nut to terminal. Tighten to 11-13 Nm (91-122 Lb-In) .
    6. Replace red safety cap.
    7. Lower vehicle to floor.
    8. Connect battery ground cable. NOTE: When the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) is disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal drive symptoms may occur while the powertrain control module relearns its adaptive strategy. The vehicle may need to be driven 16 km (10 miles) or more to relearn the strategy.

    Sep 14, 2009 | 1993 Ford Explorer Limited

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