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Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured

Part No. 3185SV Warranty Details  

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Designed for durability from the inside out, Driveworks Starters are built with enhanced components engineered to meet or exceed OE performance. Driveworks Starters undergo rigorous Triple Testing procedures; including Initial Sample Approval (ISA) testing of components, assembly process and final testing, ensuring long life and consistent performance. Remanufactured by one of the top ISO/TS 16949 certified starter manufacturers, Driveworks Starters enjoy the most innovative and comprehensive technologies available for today's high performance electrical systems. We have the right Starter to fit your vehicle and a one year warranty you can count on.

Product Features:
  • Remanufactured through rigorous Triple Testing processes.
  • All components undergo the highest quality inspections following TS 16949 certified standards.
  • Advanced re-engineering, precision remanufacturing processes guarantee quality and performance to meet or exceed OE standards.
  • Free Tech Line staffed by ASE Certified Technicians to answer fitment, technical and other questions.
  • One year warranty gives you peace of mind
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Amperage Rating:0
Direct Drive:Yes
Gear Reduction:No
Performance Rated:No
Starter Type:Direct Drive
Voltage:12 v
kW Rating:1.8 kw

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DriveworksStarter - Remanufactured
 
3.3

(based on 4 reviews)

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1.0

Poor Fit / Drive Gear

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from Chesterfield, VA

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Pros

  • Cost

Cons

  • Drive Gear
  • Fit

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  • Trucks

Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

Starter did not fit well. Had to file off part of the dust cover to get it to seat flush. Also after one day the starter drive gear failed to engage several times...now after several days it's a hit and miss on weather or not it kicks out to flywheel. It's going back and I will spend more money for a new starter vs reman.

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4.0

ford starter

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from Little Egg Harbor, NJ

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Pros

  • Affordable
  • Easy To Use

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    • Trucks

    Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

    perfect fit. good value.

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    • No

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    5.0

    I would buy this product again

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    from Hartselle Al

    About Me Casual Driver

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    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

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      • Trucks

      Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

      I bought it to replace a competitors starter that was remaned in Mexico.this one was DEFINATELY a better starter.I had three of them that was bad and missing parts.

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      • Yes

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      3.0

      Well built starter

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      from Alabama

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      Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

      Need to add to specs for on line ordering if it is for a manual trans or auto. For a 1987 F150, it does make a difference.

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      5 Questions | 7 Answers
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      • Q:

        i have a 1986 ford f/150 truck 2wheel base rear drive engine302/5.0
        Asked on 12/4/2012 by uganda44 from duval, fla.

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          A:

          This part Driveworks Remanufactured Starter part# 3185 is an exact fit for your 1986 Ford F-150. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

          Answered on 12/4/2012 by Rick from AAP
      • Q:

        Have a 1983 Ford F-100 pickup with automatic transmission. What is the difference in between a starter for a manuel transmisson and for automatic tranmission?
        Asked on 6/8/2012 by Anonymous

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          A:

          The manual transmission starter requires less power solenoid when comparing auto transmission starters. Because manual transmissions use a mechanical clutch to transmit torque, rather than a torque converter, thus avoiding the primary source of loss in an automatic transmission. Manual transmissions also avoid the power requirement of the hydraulic control system, by relying on the human muscle power of the vehicle operator to disengage the clutch and actuate the gear levers, and the mental power of the operator to make appropriate gear ratio selections. Thus the manual transmission requires very little engine power to function.

          Answered on 6/10/2012 by Dennis from AAP
      • Q:

        I have a 1990 4wd Ford F150 with manual transmission. When I turn the key I hear a "clunk" noise and nothing else happens. I am wondering if I have a starter problem or if the starter relay on the firewall might be the bad part. Any help is greatly appreciated because the truck is at home and won't start so I can't take it to get it tested. The battery cables are not corroded, I cleaned them in the past week and I'm out of ideas.
        Asked on 8/4/2011 by Wes from Man, WV

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          A:

          I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis.

          Answered on 8/5/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
        • A:

          one way to find out is to have sune one hold the key like you r start it and hit the starter what a hamer my'n duz the same thang

          Answered on 8/15/2011 by big country from hastings fl
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          ok go and get a staarter it wont tack no longer than 5-to 10 mins to put on that is whut is rong what your turck it tacks a 1/2" shocet and a 3/8 to tack the wier off i went to autozone and got it 20 doll cheper 20 core dont tack it to a macnec thay well onle rep you off i no that is y i do my own work to my truck 1988 to 1991 f150 were belt the same way i got a 88 f150

          Answered on 8/21/2011 by big contry from hasting fl
      • Q:

        I'm looking for a starter for a 1987 351 ford motor in a boat. I see diferent part numbers on these starters Are they all the same starter?
        Asked on 7/13/2011 by Anonymous

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          A:

          No, they are not the same.

          Answered on 7/20/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
      • Q:

        im looking at starters for my ford 4.9 eng. all starters adds has something saying tech tip # 120. also test chart page # s-1. i have run searchs for these phrases cant find anything. where is the tech tips?
        thx im in a jam answer quickly please.
        Asked on 10/24/2009 by pistol from jamestown sc

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          A:

          Tech Tip #120: Many starter failures are caused by defective or discharged batteries, corroded cables, and secondary ignition problems. Check all of these when the starter is replaced to prevent a recurring problem.
          TO CHECK FOR PROPER STARTER VOLTAGE: 1. Install starter and fasten all electrical connections securely. 2. CONNECT a voltmeter to the starter. Black lead to starter case; red lead to tab/post (B+) connection. 3. Attempt to crank engne.
          NO CRANK-VOLTAGE LESS THAN 10 VOLTS: If the engine does not crank and voltage is less than 10.0 volts check for poor connections at cable ends, weak battery, faulty starter relay.
          NO CRANK-VOLTAGE IS ZERO VOLTS: Locate "S" wire at starter relay(on fender well, near battery). With voltmeter check to see that voltage is present with key in start position.
          *If voltage is present, look for bad ground to starter relay or defective relay.
          *If no voltage is present, check ignition switch and neutral safety switch.

          Answered on 11/3/2009 by Rob from Advance Auto Parts
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