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Old 10-18-2015, 10:03 AM   #1
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replace starter

how can i relace my starter without dropping transmission or removing intake manifold
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Old 10-18-2015, 05:59 PM   #2
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A couple threads below this one there is a thread titled "DIY: Starter Replacement...Finally!!!"

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After only finding threads talking about dropping the Transmission or removing the Intake Manifold I was almost ready to take it into the shop. I finally came across some very vague instruction on the process to get to the Starter, I decided to tackle this one. Knowing how helpless I felt without a good DIY I decided to make one for us. . .
Lots of good info in there that should be of help: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=732743.

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Old 10-18-2015, 07:01 PM   #3
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A techy buddy and I did it in about an hour with good tools and no removal of major stuff.
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