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replacing a starter

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04-27-02, 08:06 PM   #1  
replacing a starter

i have a 1995 chevy montecarlo. i am trying to replace the
starter, however i cannot get the starter to come out. there is
not enough clearence, not sure what to do next.

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04-27-02, 08:33 PM   #2  
Engine size?

There's plenty of room on the 3.1 & 3.4 OHV engines. The 3.4 Twin Dual Cam engine is a different story.

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04-28-02, 02:07 PM   #3  
replacing starter

Had the same problem with a 1993 Chevy/Lumina. Had to
remove the nuts from the 2 bolts on the front motor mount bracket that
pass through the frame just behind the crank shaft pulley. Then
used a piece of 2x4 and a bottle jack to raise front of engine up
about 2 inches. That gave me enough clearance to get the
starter out. Hope this helps.

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