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Trying to remove the starter from a 2003 duramax diesel 4x4 automatic. Have it all unbolted, seems no room to get it out , exhaust appears to need removal? am I in the right ball park? Thanks, Brian

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    rbarber27 Aug 27, 2013

    yes sir! drop down pipe at manifold and crossmember have someone hold it up snd out she comes

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Can you remove the exhaust shield and get it out that way? Otherwise try to turn and work it down so you can pull it from the bottom.

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Should be able to get it out little tough but just keep trying different ways i wouldnt take the exaust off

Posted on Sep 02, 2010

  • mbautobulfer Feb 24, 2011

    take motor mounts bolts out left engine through wheel well and removestarter out trough the wheel well, I just did it, it helps with two people.

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    Nate Stansfield Mar 11, 2011

    Many times the exhaust manifold get in the way. You should be able to turn the starter and get it out. It is trick and a pain in the ****. You can pull the exhaust off if needed. Sometimes just pulling the heat shield off helps tremendously

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