How To Shim A Starter - EricTheCarGuy




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gtrhero100: by listening to it, it sounded too close. needed to add .010 shim.

jon doe: I had a 1988 olds with a 2.5, and my wife had a 1989 Buick with a 2.5.. Both cars were damn near identical, but did have miner differences. But the Buick starter had a few shims, my olds had none.. The Buick also had a internal oil filter..

Phil H: Thanks mate,
Installed a new after market hi-torque starter on my old Dodge pick up, and have been driven near mad with it grinding every other start.
Your advice on how to 'paint test teeth contact', Gold !

Greag Mcsmith: what size was the Allan key?

Robert Garcia: well I fix my starter problem after going through 3 starters. Video was a big help I use the Allen wrench for clearance and shim it correctly, thanks alot.

Alex Thelen: Eric, I'm having an issue with my jeep. one day I jumped in and the starter would grind against the flywheel. replaced the starter and the new one is doing the same. should I get another starter? 94 jeep 4.0 has very little movement for the starter to be misaligned. maybe 1/16 side to side.

Robert Garcia: Allen key

Robert Garcia: what size is the Allen wrench

Gawdat: Did I blink? I missed it when you did the shim.

Shawn P: this crap is stressful

ferrellslim: Dude u suck

Jerome Hall: This video doesn't show how to install a shim.

chris77777777ify: he could of just bought OEM

chris77777777ify: meet or exceed oem................exceed I doubt it

InsideOfMyOwnMind: Great video as always, but did I miss the "before" gear contact pattern or was it not shown or do we have a situation where it was noisy on the right mesh?

Christy Sayer: I have a 1989 Astro van I took the old starter off and put the new one on just like I took the old one off and put battery cables back on and now I'm getting sparking if you can let me know what I can do to get this settled I bought a new battery just in case that's what it was

Ross Peters: Thanks Eric! Saving my ass with another quality video. 

Frank Sanz: Hello Eric, I have a 55 chevy bel air and the bendix don't disengage even when all the wiring is ok, the solenoid is ok, I tested the starter out of the car and works fine, and the switch tested with a multimeter, I used a screw driver with the key switch off the car to turn on the starter and it won't stop so i disconnect the battery, could it be the gap on the pinions???

Kaibil66: Excellent job ....you are the best ....so professional I always learn from you thanks.

80s90sfan: Thanks, I got it and my starter works and sounds...well, like it should!
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