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under the van173 viewsUnder the van you'll find the starter. You need to remove both bolts here. Be VERY careful the starter is VERY heavy, and if you're not careful you could lose some teeth! Make sure you have a firm hand on it when that last bolt comes out.Nov 20, 2007
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closeup of old starter 172 viewscloseup of old starter Nov 20, 2007
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New starter158 viewsObviously you want to place the van on jack stands, and block rear wheels. Don't forget to set that parking brake.
This is the new starter.
Nov 20, 2007
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old starter side view134 viewsold starter removedNov 20, 2007
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removing more wiring149 viewsYou'll need to remove the red (alternator)and the positive battery wires from the large terminal.Nov 20, 2007
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removing wiring157 viewsYou'll need to remove this black wire (ECM) from the "s" terminal.Nov 20, 2007
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old belt connectors242 viewsThis is what I was rolling with.Nov 19, 2007
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all the parts233 viewsI ordered a complete set of replacement seatbelts from Wescoperformance.com. I only needed the part of the belts that install under the seat.Nov 19, 2007
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drivers side237 viewsDriver's side. Pretty quick swap. Unbolt seat, lift up, put new connector in place, re-bolt seat, done!Nov 19, 2007
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seatbelt connectors installed263 viewsThis is how I'm rolling now.Nov 19, 2007
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10229 viewsPerform the same steps for the other side.Nov 18, 2007
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11322 viewsAll buttoned up.Nov 18, 2007
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