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Old 05-01-2011, 02:02 PM
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Starter replacement on 4.7? How To?

Does anyone have a how to or any tips on changing out the starter on a 2005 WK 4.7? I really dont want to pay a shop to do something that i am more then skilled enough to do just because its in a bad location.
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Re: Starter replacement on 4.7? How To?

I just did mine about a month ago on my 4.7 I removed the bolts from the front diff so it would drop down and rest on the a arms and it gave me the clearance to take the old starter out around the front of the oil pan and also room to install. I also found it easiest to remove the starter bolts with two long extensions and a universal swivel.
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Re: Starter replacement on 4.7? How To?

Cool thanks, What sizes are the bolts? I am assuming its better to remove the drivers front wheel as well?
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Re: Starter replacement on 4.7? How To?

I didn't remove any wheels just lower the diff down. It won't fall out on you.
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Re: Starter replacement on 4.7? How To?

As for bolt sizes it was pretty big on the diff maybe 18mm and the starter 15mm maybe.
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Re: Starter replacement on 4.7? How To?

what he said !!
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Re: Starter replacement on 4.7? How To?

Thanks guys!
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