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How to Change the Starter on a Volvo 850

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After years of service, the starter motor in your Volvo 850 is bound to give you some problems. The starter may slow-crank the engine, make grinding noises or just refuse to turn the engine. It is time to get your toolbox and change the unit. Hiding next to the engine and transmission down inside the engine compartment, the starter is fairly accessible.

Tools Used: Tools, Wrench set, Ratchet, Ratchet extension, Socket

Change the Starter

Removing the Old Starter Motor

Lift the hood and detach the negative (black) battery cable with a wrench.