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Removing And Replacing The Starter

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Removing and Replacing the Starter

Removal 1. Disconnect the battery and cover the terminal or battery. Remove the complete air cleaner assembly. 2. Disconnect the line from the tank venting valve and the electrical plug connection. Disconnect the electrical plug connections at the idle speed positioner and throttle potentiometer. 3. Disengage accelerator cable and remove throttle body. Pull off vacuum check valve. 4. Disconnect the vent line for the oil separator at the intake distributor. Undo all hose clamps (4 ea.) at t


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The starter diagram is a major part of the confusion. I understand the relay function - the "permissive"/control signal comes into terminal 50 from the starter relay and energizes the coil, closing the switch connecting 12V to the starter motor. At first, I didn't recognize the symbol for motor, but now I see that it is like the air pump motor next door, but turned 90 deg., with the "M" washed out. That other thing next to the motor must be the solenoid? I guess that there is an understood terminal, unmarked on the starter and the diagram, at the downstream (or upstream if you're an electron) switch contact. The short run from there to the motor on the diagram represents the external wire running from the unmarked terminal into the starter motor housing.

So, the B+ lines - one from the battery and the other to the alternator, do connect to the other 8mm stud that is unmarked, but known to a select group as terminal 30.

I made the mistake of removing the nut from the unnamed terminal when removing the starter, so when I went to put it back in, there were two unmarked 8mm studs with loose nuts on them. Now I understand that the thin nut just gets screwed back on to hold the wire going into the starter housing, and the longer stud has the two B+ wires connected to it.

Would you happen to have a good detailed picture of the heater hoses by the left rear axle showing whether they go above or below the parking brake cable?




I've got confusion related to the connections at the starter. As you know, there are two M8 posts. One of these posts has the lead going to the starter motor. The two other wires with 8mm lugs - do they both attach to the other 8mm post?



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