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Chevrolet Captiva Service & Repair Manual: Starter, Replace

1. Disconnect battery ground cable.
2. Remove power brake booster auxiliary pump, as follows:
  a. With engine OFF, apply and release brake pedal several times until brake pedal becomes firm to deplete power vacuum brake booster vacuum reserve.
  b. Raise and support vehicle.
  c. Disconnect power brake booster pump hose quick connect (1), Fig. 1.
  d. Disconnect power brake booster pump electrical connector.
  e. Release power brake booster pump electrical connector retainer from pump bracket.
  f. Remove lower two power brake booster pump bolts (1), Fig. 2.
  g. Remove upper power brake booster pump bolt (1), Fig. 3.
  h. Remove power brake booster pump assembly.
3. Raise and support vehicle.
4. Disconnect engine harness connector (1) from starter, Fig. 4.
5. Remove starter solenoid terminal nut (4), Fig. 4.
6. Remove positive battery cable terminal (3) from starter, Fig. 4.
7. Remove starter solenoid wire terminal (2) from starter, Fig. 4.
8. Remove starter mounting bolts (2), Fig. 5.
9. Remove starter (1), Fig. 5.
10. Reverse procedure to install, note following:
  a. Torque starter mounting bolts to 43 ft. lbs.
  b. Torque positive battery cable nut to starter solenoid to 80 inch lbs.
  c. Torque power brake booster auxiliary pump mounting bolts to 80 inch lbs.

Fig. 1 Power brake booster pump hose disconnection

Fig. 2 Power brake booster pump lower mounting bolt removal

Fig. 3 Power brake booster pump upper mounting bolt removal

Fig. 4 Starter disconnection

Fig. 5 Starter removal

Removing the starter from a Chevrolet Captiva 1st gen. involves several steps. Firstly, disconnect the vehicle's battery to prevent any electrical accidents. Locate the starter, typically positioned near the bottom of the engine or close to the transmission bell housing. Then, disconnect all electrical connections to the starter, including the main power cable and any control wires.

Next, remove the mounting bolts that secure the starter to the engine or transmission housing. Carefully detach the starter from its position, taking care not to damage surrounding components. Inspect the removed starter for any signs of damage or wear and replace it if necessary. Finally, install the new starter or re-install the removed one by following the reverse procedure, securing it with mounting bolts and reconnecting all electrical connections. Testing the starter after installation is crucial to ensure proper functionality and engine starting without issues. Always refer to the specific repair manual for detailed instructions and safety precautions during this procedure.

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