Starter removal question

Discussion in 'Chevy Tahoe Forum (GMC Yukon, Cadillac Escalade)' started by stilllearning6, Aug 24, 2009.

  1. stilllearning6

    stilllearning6 New Member

    2003 Tahoe with 5.3 liter engine . I removed the 2 bolts and can pull the starter out approx 3/4 inch . Then , I run out of space to move the starter.
    What is the trick to remove the starter / gain more space ?
    I have replaced starters on Jeeps, Dynasty Dodge , Suburban 1500 and never had this difficulty. The Suburban was the worst yet eventually , I could move the + cable from the starter relay feed and gained more maneuvering room . Not so on the 2003 Tahoe .

    Has anyone found that more stuff needs to be removed to allow the starter to slide out of the flywheel zone ?
     

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