Starter Alignment Shim, (1) 1/64, (2) 1/32, (3) 3/64, (2) 1/16 In., GM
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Starter Alignment Shim, (1) 1/64, (2) 1/32, (3) 3/64, (2) 1/16 In., GM
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Dorman - Help Starter Alignment Shim, (1) 1/64, (2) 1/32, (3) 3/64, (2) 1/16 In., GM

Part No. 02335 Warranty Details  

Fit of this part varies by vehicle & equipment specs Type of Fit

Our Starter Motor Shims are manufactured with a high corrosion resistance for long-lasting performance. The shims effectively space out the starter for proper alignment.

Product Features:
  • Conveniently available in various styles and in packs of different quantities
  • High quality steel construction
  • Shimming helps stop whining and/or grinding noises from the starter motor when due to improper alignment
  • Dorman’s Starter Motor Shims are constructed to strict engineering quality standards
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Dorman - HelpStarter Alignment Shim, (1) 1/64, (2) 1/32, (3) 3/64, (2) 1/16 In., GM

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Some filing required!


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Comments about Dorman - Help Starter Alignment Shim, (1) 1/64, (2) 1/32, (3) 3/64, (2) 1/16 In., GM:

They seem to do the job they're made for BUT only after some filing! The open end of the shims is too narrow and not deep enough. It ended up working but not a pleasant surprise!

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  • Q:

    my new starter is making a lot of noise will shiming stop it?
    Asked on 1/24/2010 by Anonymous

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    • A:

      A high pitched whine during cranking (before the engine fires) can be caused by the pinion and flywheel being too far apart. Likewise, a whine after the engine starts (as the key is released) is often a result of the pinion-flywheel relationship being too close.

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      Answered on 3/16/2010 by JohnnyG from Columbus, OH
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