Read this article and learn how to change the starter of 1991 Infiniti Q45. Doing this can save you money when it comes to repair costs. The starter is the electronic component that basically "jump starts" your engine by turning the flywheel and starting the combustion process. A broken starter can make it impossible to start your Infiniti Q45. Use the steps in this article remove and replace the starter in your 1991 Infiniti Q45.
To change the starter in 1991 Infiniti Q45, you will need:
- Safety glasses/goggles
- Wrench set
- New starter
- Put on your safety glasses or goggles. Open the hood of your Infiniti Q45 and disconnect he negative battery cable.
Remove the bolts securing the under-pan beneath the engine so that you have access to the starter. Remove the under-pan and set it aside.
- Remove the bolts securing the heat shield to the steering rack with a ten millimeter wrench. Set the heat shield aside.
- Unhook the connector wire on the starter. Push back the plastic boot that protects the battery connection to the starter and remove the battery connection with a twelve millimeter wrench.
- Remove the two bolts securing the starter to your engine with a fourteen millimeter wrench. Pull the starter off of the engine and recycle it.
- Replace the old starter with a new starter and secure it with the two bolts you removed earlier. Reconnect the battery connection to the new starter and hook up the connecter wire.
- Reinstall the heat shield and under-pan. Reconnect the negative battery cable and attempt to start the car. The car should turn over without any problems. If you still cannot start the Infiniti Q45 then chances are the starter was not the problem.
Replace the starter with an OEM starter from the dealer. These products fit the Infiniti Q45 better than after market products, ensuring you have fewer problems with your starter.