Download Removal Procedure Caution: Unless directed otherwise, the ignition and start switch must be in the OFF or LOCK position, and all electrical loads must be OFF before servicing any electrical component. Disconnect the negative battery cable to prevent an electrical spark should a tool or equipment come in contact with an exposed electrical terminal. Failure to follow these precautions may result in personal injury and/or damage to the vehicle or its components. Disconnect the negative battery cable Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle in General Information. Remove the protective shields as necessary. Remove the starter solenoid shield. Remove the starter to transmission close out cover bolt. Disconnect the engine oil level sensor connection. Remove the front axle mounting bracket through bolt nut, if equipped with four wheel drive (4WD). 8. Reposition the front axle mounting bracket through bolt until the bolt tip is flush with the support bushing. Do not remove the bolt, if equipped with 4WD. 9. Remove the mounting bolts from the engine block. 10. Slide the starter forward until the starter clears the transmission. 11. Remove the starter transmission close out cover. 12. Disconnect the positive battery cable and wiring harness from the starter.13. Remove the starter from the vehicle. Installation Procedure 1. Install the starter to the vehicle. 2. Connect the positive battery cable to the starter. 3. Install the starter transmission close out cover.