This will go all the way across from the driver's side door to the middle of the dash where the radio is located. Use a flat bladed screwdriver or other similar tool and gently work pulling each push fastener out. Drop the starter out and take it to your local parts house and have it tested before you buy another. Jack up and safely support the front of the car. On each side you will find a screw that needs a 5mm socket to remove each coil. Remove these and the radio should slide out… follow the upper radiator hose back to the engine, where the hose hooks up to the eng.
For some reason this one goes out before the rest do. Gently pull the map sensor straight up leaving the connector in place. You have to remove the rear seat cushion and pull the fuel pump relay. Two bolts hold the bugger on , but it's set on a dowel so… Well. Thoroughly clean old gasket material from the engine mating surface without scraping so hard as to gouge or leave deep scratches. Remove the tire and plastic so you can see it.
Call toll free to order or place your order online via our secure checkout system. Inside the metal pipe on the engine where you removed the hose, is where you will find the thermostat. If it fails again I'll do it my self. You are able to adjust and its very picky where the correct position is. I suspect it takes about 45 min. Wedge wheel chocks behind each of the rear wheels.
Some of the newer Bonnevilles have the Northstar engine. I found the 1st coil is probably bad on most 3. Replace hose and refill coolant. Follow all repair procedures as outlined in your repair manual. This is the first 3 of 6 digits you will need, so write 'em down. When the starter starts to get old, you may find that nothing happens when you turn your key over No cranking sound at all.
I think there are three. Follow your repair manual over this channels videos. Then put the new serpentine belt on in the same order as the diagram or picture. On left side of engine you will find a bank of 3 coils that have spark plug wires on top of them. Don't remember the sizes, it's been a couple of years. The first way i found easist. Remove the bolts on the starter with a socket wrench then remove the starter.
You might not be able to remove it completely, but you can slide it toward the exhaust and out of the way. When performing automotive repairs there is a high risk of personal injury. To access starter, remove hose clamp and pop the intake manifold out. Disconnect the cable s from the starter. On each side you will find a screw that needs a 5mm socket to remove each coil. It's nearly impossible to see from the top so don't bother opening the hood unless the sun is at the exact right angle allowing for a little trickle of light to help you see it while flat on your back in your new suit on the way to a job interview. Also autozone will do a free check on computer to try and tell you whats wrong with car.
There are three nuts on the belt side of the compressor left right and one on the bottom. Use a socket wrench with the appropriate size socket and turn the tensioner counter clockwise until the belt is loosened and remove belt. For some … reason this one goes out before the rest do. While this channel will always strive to give you the most accurate information regarding automotive repair it would be foolish to assume that by watching a 5-30 minute video you too will be able to repair your vehicle without any errors or risk to your safety or risk to others safety. Without the starter, this process could never begin, which means that, despite a perfectly good engine and a full tank of gas, you will be stranded without a working vehicle. The front engine mount has three legs that connect to the front… when you lift the hood, you will see a black cover at the back far left.
We sell wholesale to the public. This is a protective shield which protects the starter. Remove the water neck, and the thermostat is right there to replace under the water neck on the engine intake. The front engine mount has three legs that connect to the front of the engine on the passenger side of the car. Once you have this removed, you will see the screws around the radio which must be removed prior to removing the radio. I found the 1st coil is probably bad on most 3. A diagram should be located on top of the radiator showing the path of the belt to help you know how to install the new one.
Tools Used: Tools, Wheel chocks, Jack, Jack stands 2 , Crescent wrench, Socket wrench Remove the Starter Open the hood and disconnect the negative black battery cable from the battery with a wrench. This answer also applies to the 2002 Kia Optima with the 2. Looks pretty simple to get to under a plastic panel underneath theradiator toward the front of the engine. Pull out the thermostat, noting it's position, and push in the new thermostat with new gasket attached and screw back together. The back of the radio will have wires… This is a fairly easy job if you have the correct tools and if you don't have a problem getting the axel separated from the hub like I did.
These are needed to remove the starter from… On one of my friends suggestion, I placed hydtraulic jack under the oil pan placing a 2x6 wood piece on top of jack to avoid damaging the pan. Pull the bolt out and remove the sleeve… You have to remove the steering wheel, horn and turn signal assemblies. Then I raised the engine very gently to make enough room to remove the palstic cover. Remove the big plastic splash shield that's attached to the front cross-member under the front of the car. Once the panel is removed, there are several small bolts or screws on each side of the radio. It might have a hard plastic cover over the top, which should come off… The 3800 engine is apush rod engine and does not use a timing bet but instead has a timing chain under the front cover much like you would find on a typical V8 engine. It is held on by two small bolts.