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Old 04-12-2008, 09:39 PM   #1
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Default Change a starter on a bugeye?

Ok so does anyone have any experience changing a starter on a 2002 wrx? Or is there a how to already online that I'm unable to find? Mine definitely needs changed and I have not changed the starter on this car yet. Thank you for any help.
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Old 04-12-2008, 10:42 PM   #2
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I have not changed my started yet, however, all you have to do is

1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal
2. Take off the IC
3. Disconnect the electrical cables from the starter, which is located on the driver's side of the transmission under the IC.
4. Unbolt it from the transmission.

Installation is just the reverse. easy peasy.
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Old 04-13-2008, 03:06 PM   #3
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Thanks! Sounds like it won't take up too much of my Sunday.
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Old 04-14-2008, 06:25 PM   #4
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Default While your there

While you have the intercooler off change the PCV Valve its like a 4 dollar part. Just because!
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Old 05-12-2009, 04:28 AM   #5
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so i am assuming to change a starter on wrx, i do not have to jack up the car?
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Old 05-12-2009, 06:00 AM   #6
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i don't see anything about jacking up the car..

and no, you don't have to.

this thread is a year old.

could've just searched more.
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