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post #1 of 14 Old 02-12-2009, 09:01 AM Thread Starter
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HELP!!! removing starter

Can anyone help me locate the starter for a 2003 2.4L auto accord? Or if anyone has a service or repair manual pdf so that I can visually see where it is. Thanks

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To find it just follow the cable running down from the battery.

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pretty sure it's behind the intake manifold white wire from the battery.
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thanks alot for the quick reply guys!
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took the starter to advance auto parts to check it and it's still good.....i don't know why my car isn't turning over.
The battery is fully charged and I just replace the alternator yesterday.
They said to check the grounds especially between the battery and the starter. can you guys help me or direct me to which grounds i should check and where? Also any tips on what else to check such as fuses or relay etc.. thanks
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Is the car doing anything at all when you turn the key? If it cranks but doesn't start check to see if the green key is flashing in the instrument panel. If not then it the immobilizer. Try a different key.

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Make sure you describe EXACTLY what happens (clicking, motor whirring, lights dimming, dash lights, everything) so we can help diagnose this. Our odyssey had a bad starter but it tested out fine at Autozone.

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ok, when i put my key in and put to on, the cel, engine, battery and oil light comes on. After about 2 secs the cel light turns off and the engine, battery and oil light stays on. During the 2 secs I can hear the fuel pump whirring and the click of the relay. When I go to ignition I can hear the starter turn but the car doesn't start! All the accessories, windows, door locks, and even my alarm still work fine. What's the deal?!?!

Oh, the dash lights do flicker when I attempt to start the car but that is normal isn't it?
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ok, when i put my key in and put to on, the cel, engine, battery and oil light comes on. After about 2 secs the cel light turns off and the engine, battery and oil light stays on. During the 2 secs I can hear the fuel pump whirring and the click of the relay. When I go to ignition I can hear the starter turn but the car doesn't start! All the accessories, windows, door locks, and even my alarm still work fine. What's the deal?!?!

Oh, the dash lights do flicker when I attempt to start the car but that is normal isn't it?
Ok, so you can hear the starter motor running but the engine isn't turning over?

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I can hear the starter motor turn but the engine never starts.
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I can hear the starter motor turn but the engine never starts.
Then the solenoid isn't engaging. Check and make sure that the little cable (not the + cable from the battery) on the starter is connected properly.

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I made sure that I connected all of the cables onto the starter correctly when I reinstalled it. Could it be a problem elsewhere?

********PROBLEM SOLVED************ Thank goodness I found a solution before resorting to going to the dealership. The ground that went from the battery to the chassis had somehow corroded and wasn't getting good contact. From the outside it looked fine until I actually unscrewed the bolt and found the thread was somehow rusted. I have since ran a new ground to a point where the engine is grounded. Soon I will run an isolated ground loop through the engine bay! Thanks to everyone for their help!!
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Do you hear a high pitched whine or the normal cranking rhythm?

If it's sounding normal but doesn't actually fire, what's the immobilizer light doing?

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Tools You Need Prepare:
  • Replacement starter motor
  • Socket set
  • Wrench set
  • Hydraulic jack
  • Jack stands
  • Protective eyewear and gloves
  • Flashlight
  • Screwdriver set

Note: Take a couple pictures before your start taking stuff off so that we can get it back easy.

1> First thing we should disconnect the battery negative terminal. Lift the hood and remove the negative battery cable from the battery making sure the cable end is clear of the battery to avoid an accidental connection.



2> Next remove the intake tube from the throttle body going to the air filter box, you do not need to remove the air filter box.



3> Then, we need to remove intake manifold. There are 12 mm 6 bolts and nuts that is holding the intake manifold. Two on the top and 3 on the bottom of the intake manifold. Also, one 12 mm bolts intake manifold bracket that is holding in place, remove it.



4> If you want to remove intake manifold that you need make room for it. We can remove the beam above the battery. It is not difficult, just remove 6 bolts.



5> Finally, we can find the Honda CR-V Starter. There are two starter bolts 1 14 mm bolt on the top and 1 17 mm bolt on the bottom we need remove.



6> Once the old starter has been removed, match the replacement unit to ensure a proper installation.

7> After cleaning the mounting surfaces thoroughly, gently install the starter motor. (Note: Starters contain magnets which are brittle and can crack hindering the starter performance if not handled carefully.)

8> After all starter bolts have been installed, use a socket or wrench to tighten evenly and insert the positive battery cable onto the starter solenoid.

9> When reconnecting the negative battery cable, quickly (lightly) touch and release the cable to battery terminal, this quick check tests for a short circuit. Though a light (little) spark is normal, a large "zap" means there is a problem with the starter installation.

10> Once the job is complete, turn the ignition key to check the starter operation, if the starter does not work or makes abnormal noises, recheck the job wiring and starter mounting bolts.

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