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CARQUEST Starter - Remanufactured

Part No. 6494S Warranty Details  

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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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Adjustable Mounting Block:No
Diameter:64 mm
Direct Drive:No
Gear Reduction:Yes
Horsepower Rating:1.81 hp
Kw Rating:1.35 kw
Manufacturer:DRPG260D
Mounting Bolt(s) Included:No
Mounting Shims Included:No
Nose Cone Type:Closed
Overall Length:213 mm
Performance:No
Rotation:Clockwise
Solenoid Attached:Yes
Starter Type:Permanent Magnet Planetary Gear Reduction
Tooth Quantity:9
Voltage:12 v

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ToughOneStarter - Remanufactured
 
4.5

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Truck enthusiast (5), Auto enthusiast (3), Mechanic (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great replacement part and a direct fit

Direct replacement for my 04 Silverado. I like to look and finish. Has worked great for the past 10 days. Has a different sound than the one it replaced but all is working...Read complete review

Direct replacement for my 04 Silverado. I like to look and finish. Has worked great for the past 10 days. Has a different sound than the one it replaced but all is working fine. There are 2 bolts securing it to the transmission and one to remove the dust cover and two nuts for the cables. A very simple removal and replacement. The most difficult part is negotiating the space to remove the starter and the reversal. My truck was making a clicking sound and I thought it was the flex plate and I was preparing to replace it when a friend told me try the starter because of problems with the bendix. I am glad I followed his directions.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Extremely Noisy - no where near OE Specs

Very noisy performance when starting engine. Concern for bearing and motor life as starter seems to be laboring

Very noisy performance when starting engine. Concern for bearing and motor life as starter seems to be laboring

Reviewed by 13 customers

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(2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Fast and Easy

By 

from Buffalo, NY

About Me Commercial driver, Mechanic

Verified Buyer
Level 1

Pros

  • Easy installation

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Light truck

    Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

    It's nice to see that a starter doesn't need to weigh 100 lbs. anymore! I didn't need to be a contorsionist to get it out or re-install it.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    (6 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    This starter was a fix at a great price

    By 

    from Livingston, TN

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer
    Level 2

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

        Advance is my place for all my auto repair needs.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        20 min starter change

        By 

        from Fredericksburg, Va

        About Me Truck Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer
        Level 3

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

          Supper easy starter swap out. Same starter as oem but different color motor housing and bendix. Works great so far.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Didn't end up using it

          By 

          from Littleton, CO

          Verified Buyer
          Helpful Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                The was for an engine swap project. I ended up having to get a starter for a different application, same brand. So far it has worked perfectly.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Review of Advanced Auto Parts

                By 

                from Fayetteville, Ar

                Verified Buyer
                Helpful Reviewer

                Pros

                • High-Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Large Cars

                  Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                  First, the sales reps at store are great! (Fayetteville, Ar), second, the item i purchased online works perfectly. Plus the discounts online also are wonderful to have available!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  good product

                  By 

                  from Hampton Ga

                  About Me Competitive Driver, Truck Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer
                  Helpful Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trucks

                    Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                    i love that it was easy to install

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great Starter so far

                    By 

                    from Tallmadge, OH

                    About Me Mechanic

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 1

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Perfect Fit

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Trucks

                      Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                      Installed easily and works very well so far. Unit was new in appearance and looks to be assembled well.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      worked fine

                      By 

                      from slidell la 70460

                      Verified Buyer
                      Level 1

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                          worked fine

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

                          Comment on this review(earn points)

                          (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Great replacement part and a direct fit

                          By 

                          from nc

                          About Me Casual Driver

                          Ask me a question

                          Verified Buyer
                          Level 6

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                          • None

                          Best Uses

                          • Trucks

                          Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                          Direct replacement for my 04 Silverado. I like to look and finish. Has worked great for the past 10 days. Has a different sound than the one it replaced but all is working fine. There are 2 bolts securing it to the transmission and one to remove the dust cover and two nuts for the cables. A very simple removal and replacement. The most difficult part is negotiating the space to remove the starter and the reversal. My truck was making a clicking sound and I thought it was the flex plate and I was preparing to replace it when a friend told me try the starter because of problems with the bendix. I am glad I followed his directions.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          Comment on this review(earn points)

                          (6 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Just as described, great quality!

                          By 

                          from Minneapolis, MN

                          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer
                          Helpful Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • High-Performance
                          • Versatile

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Trucks

                            Comments about ToughOne Starter - Remanufactured:

                            Most of the parts were AC Delco and the quality of the starter was very impressive. Nobody could beat thier price and the installation was a breaze! Thanks for a great purchase!

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                            • No

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                            • Q:

                              what is the warranty length on this starter?
                              Asked on 10/31/2011 by Anonymous

                              2 answers

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                This starter has limited life time replacement as warranty. This warranty is valid for the stated period of time printed on your Invoice and Order Confirmation email provided you were the original purchaser of the part and you still own the vehicle on which it was installed. This warranty cannot be transferred to anyone at any time. Parts installed on commercial use vehicles are warranted for 90 days from the date of purchase.

                                Answered on 10/31/2011 by Vincent from AAP
                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                This part has limited lifetime replacement as warranty.
                                This warranty is valid for the stated period of time printed on your Invoice and Order Confirmation email provided you were the original purchaser of the part and you still own the vehicle on which it was installed. This warranty cannot be transferred to anyone at any time. Parts installed on commercial use vehicles are warranted for 90 days from the date of purchase.

                                Answered on 10/31/2011 by Aaron from AAP
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