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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Starter Replacement (LUV)

Removal Procedure
  1. Disconnect the battery negative cable. Refer to  Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection.
  2. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.
  3. If equipped with a front suspension skid plate, remove the drivetrain and suspension frame skid plate. Refer to Drivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Skid Plate Replacement.


  4. Remove the battery positive cable fastener (2) and the battery positive cable terminal (1), from the starter solenoid.
  5. Remove the starter battery positive fastener (3) and the positive terminal (4), from the starter solenoid.
  6. Remove the battery negative cable fastener (5) and the battery negative ground terminal (6), from the starter mounting stud.

  7. Remove the starter mounting fasteners (1) and remove the starter from the vehicle.
Installation Procedure

    Install the starter (2).
  1. Install the starter (2).
  2. Caution:

    Refer to  Fastener Caution.

  3. Install the starter fasteners (1) and tighten to  25 Y (18 lb ft)

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  4. Install the ground cable (6).
  5. Install the ground cable fastener (5) and tighten to  12.5 Y (111 lb in)

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  6. Install the starter positive cable (4) to starter.
  7. Install the starter positive cable fastener (3) and tighten to  12.5 Y (111 lb in)

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  8. Install the battery positive cable terminal (1).
  9. Install the battery positive cable fastener (2) and tighten to  12.5 Y (111 lb in)

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  10. Install the drivetrain and suspension skid plate, if equipped. Refer to Drivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Skid Plate Replacement.
  11. Lower the vehicle.
  12. Connect the battery negative cable. Refer to  Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection.
Starter Removal
Remove the upper starter bolt (2) and if equipped the washer (1). Remove the lower starter bolt stud (3) and if equipped the washer. Remove the starter (4). ...

Starter Replacement (LUW)
Removal Procedure Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking ...

Other materials:

Main Shaft Disassemble (Gen 1)
Table 1: 1st Gear Removal Table 2: 1st Gear Blocking Rings Removal Table 3: 1st and 2nd Gear Synchronizer Hub Retaining Ring Removal Table 4: 1st and 2nd Gear Synchronizer Hub and 2nd Gear Removal Table 5: 2nd Gear Bearing Remova ...

Rear Side Door Trim Replacement (Hatchback)
Rear Side Door Trim Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedure Remove the rear side door upper rear trim panel. Refer to Rear Side Door Upper Rear Trim Panel Replacement. 1 Rear Si ...

Air Conditioning Compressor Bracket Installation
Install the air conditioning compressor bracket (2). Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution. Install the 3 air conditioning compressor bracket bolts (1) and tighten to  22 Y (16 lb ft). ...

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