Q: Having trouble getting the starter to sit properly

asked by on

What I had thought to be the flywheel by the noise turned out to be the starter sitting incorrectly. Due to the plate the starter bolts screws go through to where it attaches being bent and a ripple on the sheet metal, I cannot get the starter to sit in properly. With and without shims. (Washers actually due to auto store not selling the corrected shims) so, I need to figure out what's next? What can i/should I do to correct this problem? I have pictures as well if need to be sent through email for better under standing

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Having trouble getting the starter to sit properly

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Q: No start and no crank.

Hi there. Check the wiring from the starter to the ignition switch. There is a loose wire or a break in the wiring that connects the starter solenoid to the starter relay. Make sure that all of the wires on...

Q: Gas smell upon fill up

A common issue on the Mustangs occur on the fuel tanks, there is a rubber gasket where the filler neck enters into the fuel tank. It can crack and the smell of fuel can occur as the tank is filled....

Q: Q: not starting

The first thing to check is to see if you have fuel pressure at the fuel injector fuel rail. Sometimes the fuel filter housing will block fuel from coming from the fuel tank and blocks the fuel from getting through...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...