It is held in by three 10mm bolts. The fasteners for shield on starter came out easy enough but the shield itself is pretty much mangled. The other two bolts are on the sides. Then set it aside on a safe and clean surface. I know this has been discussed but I have a 2018 tundra limited, just got it and love it. Try our simple Parts Finder to find the right Toyota Tundra part or accessory for your truck.
This article applies to the Toyota 4Runner V6 1996-2002. The only starter on a Toyota that I've had fail was in a '95 4runner 238K on the clock. Hoping I can avoid too much flame wrench. I removed the engine mount bolts and jacked the motor up. I forgot to upload this last night.
That's because Toyota has gone and hid the starter on the Tundra. Starter gremlins, just dumped 1300. This is the action that initially rotates the crankshaft. I'll be posting more pics of the back together steps. One bolt is in the center. I remember back in my Chevy days if you had headers on a small block you always carried a spare starter, or you just sit there waiting for it to cool off with your fingers crossed. One heat shield preventing manifold from coming all the way out but I was able to get starter around it.
He insisted that any other starter may cause you to burn out your started and it would void any type of warranty. I've attached a link to pictures of the process. However, I live in Nebraska and it is really really cold out. Yes took less than an hour, the instructions I receive were on point. Remove the bolts along the bottom of the intake manifold.
Push in the tab on the bottom to release the connectors. Therefore, a failing starter will prevent the engine from starting. Before you put everything back together, take a moment to reconnect the battery and try the ignition. Majority of work was done through the wheel well and without a hoist. I remember back in my Chevy days if you had headers on a small block you always carried a spare starter, or you just sit there waiting for it to cool off with your fingers crossed.
That is the reason for the starter to keep turning the engine two times for every time you remote start it. That being said, I interested in getting a remote starter added. You will want a lift for this job. Clean the intake manifold gaskets. It's important to keep the fuel lines plugged so that dirt or air doesn't get into the lines. Either one was enough for me to replace the heat shields. Available transmissions were 5-speed and 6-speed manual transmissions as well as 4-speed and 5-speed automatic transmissions.
This article applies to the Toyota 4Runner 1996-2002. Pull out the vacuum hoses connected to the air intake. You will then want to raise the vehicle and remove the passenger side front wheel. A properly operated engine is the must for a smoothly running car. Manifold gaskets and new fasteners will add to the cost.
If you don't do this, you may short circuit the main fuse and cause a big headache. Next, open the protective flap and disconnect the 12mm nut then disconnect the starter wire connector. I do get discounted parts so I didn't pay much mark-up. This part is also sometimes called Toyota Tundra Starters. And this starter does not shut off the engine when you open the door as some others do.