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I have a 95 k1500 with starter problems. It started out as breaking the outside bolt all the time. We drilled all the way through the block and nutted both sides. It held for a couple years. A few months ago it broke the inside bolt. Replaced it with a new one. Now I'm having problems with them staying tight. The past few days they've been tight but somehow the starter is coming out of place just enough I have to loosen the bolts pull down on it as far as I can tighten them back up then start it. All it does when I try to start it now is grind. I'm guessing the teeth are worn and I need a new starter but I think there's another problem underlying somewhere. Thanks for any help.
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Make sure the bolts are starter bolts not common bolts, they are designed to keep the starter from moving around.
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