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Old 02-06-2011, 12:15 AM
Weekend Warrior
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Default Recon Starter Removal

Its a simple topic and i thought it would be easy to find, but i've searched everywhere and cannot find a detailed way to take off the starter, i have removed the two bolts holding it to the case but it remains solid. Please help
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Old 02-06-2011, 10:54 AM
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I have a Honda Service manual and it says to remove the 2 bolts and remove the starter. It must simply need to be persuaded a little. Maybe with a rubber mallet?
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Old 02-07-2011, 07:44 PM
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I usually have to use a few taps with a rubber mallet when removing the starter from a honda 300.
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Old 02-08-2011, 04:50 PM
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It pulls out backwards - held in place with a rubber 'o'ring -- gently with a mallet or a pry bar and wd40 between it and the crankcase.
Careful with the crankcase - I've seen some really stuck where sea corrosion stuck them tight
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Old 07-05-2012, 09:53 AM
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Do you think it is an easy job? I have never done anything to a four wheeler. I am a single mother and Im trying to help my son get it off. (hes 12)
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