Q: Starters for mazda 2001

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Do the starters for automatic transmission and manual vary. I have a manual transmission but it was converted from auto and it hard starts so the mechanic say wrong starter
My car has a manual transmission.

Hi there. A manual transmission starter has a different housing and fits differently to the flywheel than an automatic transmission starter. It’s always best to swap flywheel’s to match the starter anytime a transmission swap is completed.

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