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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Starter Replacement (LUW)

Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual / Electrical / General / Starter Replacement (LUW)

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


  4. Remove the intake manifold brace fasteners (1) and remove the intake manifold brace (2).

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

  7. Remove the starter solenoid fastener (1) and the engine harness terminal (2) from the starter solenoid.

  8. Note:

    The starter mounting fastener can be accessed from the top of the engine, with the battery tray removed.

  9. Remove the starter mounting fastener (1) and the starter (3) from the vehicle.
Installation Procedure


    Caution:

    Refer to Fastener Caution.

  1. Install the starter (3) into position and tighten the starter mounting fastener (1) to 25 Y (18 lb ft)

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  2. Install the engine harness terminal (2) to the starter solenoid and tighten the solenoid fastener (1) to 9 Y (80 lb in)

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  3. Install the battery negative cable terminal and the starter mounting stud/fastener (1) to the starter. Tighten to 25 Y (18 lb ft)

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  4. Install the positive battery cable terminal to the starter solenoid and tighten the fastener (2) to 9 Y (80 lb in)

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  5. Install the intake manifold brace (2) and mounting fasteners (1). Tighten to 8 Y (71 lb in)

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  6. Install the drivetrain and front suspension frame skid plate. Refer to Drivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Skid Plate Replacement.
  7. Connect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection.
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