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12 41 020 Removing and installing/replacing starter

motor (M54)

Necessary preliminary tasks:


• Switch off ignition
• Follow instructions for disconnecting and connecting battery
Disconnect battery negative lead from battery
• E83 only: Remove pressure accumulator
Note:
Remove starter motor from below.

Unscrew nut (1).


Tightening torque 12 41 4AZ .
Disconnect battery positive lead (2) from starter motor.
Note:
For purposes of clarity, reinforcement plate is now shown.
Do not remove reinforcement plate.

Release screws (1).


Tightening torque 12 41 1AZ .
Pull starter motor out of transmission mount and turn in order to
facilitate access to control leads on starter motor.

Unscrew nuts (1).


Tightening torque 12 41 4AZ .
Detach control leads (2) from starter motor.
Remove starter motor.

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Installation:
Check starter pinion and starter ring gear for damage.

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