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I am having the worst time getting my truck to start. I have replaced the starter solenoid and am attempting to replace the starter. It is a three bolt starter and I cannot for the life of me get to the top bolt. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Its gettable just hard to do... an 18" extention will help, otherwise it IS a fight....:bicker:
 

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Ive always sneaked in from under..... 1/2"?9/16th? socket on long extension snaked up on top side of starter. maybe a 'wiggle' extension would make a a little easier, but back in the day there were no such animal.
 

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From underneath. The extension will allow you to get a socket on the top cap screw.

This is an FE?
 

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Yeah you need extensions of the length that will give the ratchet room to work. 1/4" might work better than 3/8". Work some degreaser up in there too so the bolt will be receptive to the socket..
 
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