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CARQUEST Starter - New

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This starter has been computer load tested and mechanically and visually inspected. Designed, manufactured and assembled to promote improved long-term reliability.
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Diameter:103.8 mm
Direct Drive:No
Drive Tooth Quantity:10
Gear Reduction:Yes
Gear Reduction Ratio:4.36 r
Horsepower Rating:1.8774 hp
Mounting Bolt(s) Included:No
Mounting Shims Included:No
Nose Cone Type:Closed
OE Manufacturer:Ford
Overall Length:224 mm
Solenoid Attached:Yes
Starter Type:Ford Permanent Magnet Gear Reduction (GOLD)
Voltage:12 v
kW Rating:1.4 kw

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CARQUESTStarter - New
 
4.0

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (7)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Product

Two (2) bolt installation was easy! Pigtail wire was already attached to starter which made my wire connection easy also.

Two (2) bolt installation was easy! Pigtail wire was already attached to starter which made my wire connection easy also.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

hangs up on flywheel during startup

Starter gear would not retract quickly enough and would hangup on flywheel once car started. made in china, good luck. went with a reman model different brand, no problems now.

Starter gear would not retract quickly enough and would hangup on flywheel once car started. made in china, good luck. went with a reman model different brand, no problems now.

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5.0

I order a starter for my pickup and picked it up 30 minutes

By 

from Woodstown NJ

About Me Casual Driver

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks

    Comments about CARQUEST Starter - New:

    I order a starter for my truck, picked it up 30 minutes later, installed 60 minutes later. Cant bet that!

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    • No

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    1.0

    Fits and starts fine BUT BUT

    By 

    from Erie, PA

    About Me Truck Enthusiast

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

    • Durable
    • Quick To Wear Out
    • Surability

    Best Uses

      Comments about CARQUEST Starter - New:

      Part was easy to install on a Cold Winter morning of Jan 9th 2014.
      Part will be easy to Remove tomorrow June 10th
      It lasted till I went to start F150 this morning
      It is Dead
      6 months One of quickest items to wear out I have ever Bought.
      Seems the new one wears out quicker than the rebuilt one.
      Will go exchange in the morning once I pull it .

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      • No

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      4.0

      Direct fit Easy bolt on installation

      By 

      from massachusetts

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      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about CARQUEST Starter - New:

        Easy to install, bolt on installation,
        seems to spin fly wheel a bit faster then old started gave it for stars because it has in on truck for not too long and durability test not passed yet:) other then that pretty happy w it!

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        • No

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        5.0

        I'AM GLAD I BOUGHT THIS STARTER.

        By 

        from LINCOLN, MAINE

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • High-Performance
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about CARQUEST Starter - New:

          THE STARTER IS JUST WHAT I WANTED FOR THE PRICE AND IT IS NEW. NOT A REBUILD ONE. I SAVED A LOT OF MONEY BY BUYING IT AT ADVANCE AUTO PARTS. I WILL TELL PEOPLE I SEE AND TELL THEM ABOUT GOOD PRODUCTS.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great product at a great price.

          By 

          from Springfield, Ohio

          About Me Casual Driver

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Excellent price

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Trucks

            Comments about CARQUEST Starter - New:

            Happy to get a brand new, non-remanufactured starter for my truck at a very affordable price. Exact fit for my 1994 F150. Pick up in my local store made it very easy. Always appreciate the ease of online shopping and PayPal payment option. Thanks.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Awesome

            By 

            from Woodstown, NJ

            About Me Casual Driver

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about CARQUEST Starter - New:

                Works great every time! But it doesn't sound like my old starter, and I had that one when I got my truck... Things just aren't the same anymore.

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                5.0

                Easy install

                By 

                from southern MD

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • Read the enclosed paper

                Best Uses

                  Comments about CARQUEST Starter - New:

                  Once we read the enclosed paper, my son was able to install this product easily. (first time under a van to do repairs on his own)

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                  • No

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                  1.0

                  hangs up on flywheel during startup

                  By 

                  from fairborn, oh

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Difficult To Use

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about CARQUEST Starter - New:

                      Starter gear would not retract quickly enough and would hangup on flywheel once car started. made in china, good luck. went with a reman model different brand, no problems now.

                      • Car & Truck:
                      • Casual Driver
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                      • No

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Good product at a fair price

                      By 

                      from Virginia Beach, VA

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • High-Performance
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Trucks

                        Comments about CARQUEST Starter - New:

                        Ordered online and was sitting at the cash register when I got there. Easy installation.

                        • Car & Truck:
                        • Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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                        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great Product

                        By 

                        from Rolesville, NC

                        Helpful Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Fit perfect No Problems

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Trucks

                          Comments about CARQUEST Starter - New:

                          Two (2) bolt installation was easy! Pigtail wire was already attached to starter which made my wire connection easy also.

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                          • Casual Driver

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                          • Q:

                            what starter do i need for a 92 f150 5l 302 5 speed stick
                            Asked on 4/21/2011 by charlie from marion heights pa 17832

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              Yes, this part fits your 1992 Ford F150 Pickup.

                              Answered on 4/21/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
                          • Q:

                            Is this made in the USA?
                            Asked on 7/17/2010 by Anonymous from Zanesville, OH

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              yes, the Remy company is based in the USA

                              Answered on 8/17/2010 by luz from aap
                          • Q:

                            this will fit a 1991 mercury grand marquis?
                            Asked on 12/21/2009 by Anonymous

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                              A:

                              Yes, this will fit your Grand Marquis.

                              Answered on 12/22/2009 by Mike from Advance Auto Parts
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