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Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured

Part No. 6642 Warranty  

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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:No
Gear Reduction:Yes
Kw Rating:1.4
Manufacturer:Ford
Performance:No
Starter Type:Permanent Magnet Gear Reduction
Voltage:12

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DriveworksStarter - Remanufactured
 
4.2

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (10)
  • Durable (6)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small cars (8)
    • Large cars (4)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Auto enthusiast (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Auto enthusiast (7), Casual driver (6), Mechanic (3), Truck enthusiast (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (18)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Good value

    Installation on the Ford Taurus is considerably easy compared to other mid-size cars. This application is known to have premature failure due to inevitable dousing with oil of the starter when removing the oil...Read complete review

    Installation on the Ford Taurus is considerably easy compared to other mid-size cars. This application is known to have premature failure due to inevitable dousing with oil of the starter when removing the oil filter during routine service. I suspect that virtually all starters (cheap to expensive) will suffer this problem. That being said, due to the ease of installation and potential for failure, go with the lesser price option. The failure is gradual so you will have ample warning. I got about 26 months out of the last one, however I do change the oil every three months regardless.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    waste of time

    put it on the car cranked the car 4 times and it died on me

    put it on the car cranked the car 4 times and it died on me

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Great for the Price

    By lonesomerider1

    from Michigan

    Pros

    • Cheap
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

        Hey, it works. Nothing special, but a nice package anyway. Comes with an extra lead to splice into the solenoid feed and a rubber end seal to help keep oil off it when changing the filter. Lets face it, Ford has a very poor design here. Right next to the front converter (up to 1600 degrees) and right below the oil filter. I doubt ANY starter is going to hold up for a long time here. 04 Taurus, 60,000 miles, and this is the third starter. Original lasted approx 40,000. Ford reman approx 20,000

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        • No

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        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Easy fit

        By Mike the cranky old man

        from Saint Louis, MO

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Extra Wire Is Annoying

        Best Uses

        • Large Cars

        Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

        Easy to install. The replacement wire they give you is a pain if you don't need it. Went on easy and worked. What more can you ask?

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Replaced old worn out strarter

        By Bargain hunter

        from Northeast USA

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Exact match
        • Was Easy To Change Out
        • Works As Good As New

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

          Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

          Purchased online for instore pick up w/coupon.Installed in car and returned old starter for core charge refund. Works perfect no problems.

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          • No

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          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          reasonably priced - works great

          By ss200dt

          from Louisville Ky

          About Me Mechanic

          Verified Buyer
          Level 1

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Cars
            • Small Cars
            • Trucks

            Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

            Quality part - Great price

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            • No

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Works but you get what you pay for

            By Don the Farmhand

            from Birmingham, AL

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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            Verified Buyer
            Level 2

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Broke In 1 Year 10 Days

            Best Uses

            • Small Cars

            Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

            Replaced starter and it has a 1 year warranty, 1 year and 10 days from purchase date the starter had to be replaced again. How do they do it?

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Good value

            By Mhkmark

            from Monroe, Maine

            About Me DIY'r

            Ask me a question

            Verified Buyer
            Level 3

            Pros

            • Economical

            Cons

            • Subject To Fail

            Best Uses

            • Taurus

            Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

            Installation on the Ford Taurus is considerably easy compared to other mid-size cars. This application is known to have premature failure due to inevitable dousing with oil of the starter when removing the oil filter during routine service. I suspect that virtually all starters (cheap to expensive) will suffer this problem. That being said, due to the ease of installation and potential for failure, go with the lesser price option. The failure is gradual so you will have ample warning. I got about 26 months out of the last one, however I do change the oil every three months regardless.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Service

            By Adam

            from Harrisonburg, VA

            Verified Buyer
            Level 1

            Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

            So far the product has worked great.

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Good price, great starter

            By Kwicknick

            from Hilton Head Island, SC

            About Me Auto Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer
            Level 1

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

                  Ordered on line, picked up in Store - painless

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                  • No

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                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Perfect fit and function

                  By Krazy in Kansas

                  from Olathe, KS

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer
                  Level 1

                  Pros

                  • Rear Oil Shield

                  Cons

                  • 1 Year Warrenty

                  Best Uses

                  • Tarussable

                  Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

                  very nice build quality for the price, with a rear oil shield and pre-attached signal lead.

                  The oil shield if on the old starter, may have saved the starter.

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                  • No

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                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Keep your sales slip

                  By BGD

                  from MA

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured:

                        Lasted 11 months and two days. Cranked slow figured it was battery or bad ground etc. Store bench checked it said it was okay,the bench check does NOT but starter under load. Got new one but warrenty is not applied to replacementso I'm coverd until next month

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                        • Q:

                          What is a core charge?
                          Asked on 4/28/2013 by right from Hartford,ct

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Please note that price of the items can vary from zone to zone as our prices are zonal based. Once you enter your Zip Code into the Advance Auto Part’s website you will see the accurate price and core charge for the Driveworks Starter - Remanufactured (Part No. 6642). For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 4/29/2013 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Why do I have to cut the old starter signal wire and crimp it into the wire on new starter then shrink wrap it? Is this some kind of fuseable link?
                          Asked on 4/12/2012 by Taurusthe Bull from Spartanburg, SC

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            We will need more information including the year, make, model, and engine size of your application before we can make a suggestion regarding the Driveworks Remanufactured Starter part number 6642. Please call us at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and we would be more than happy to further assist you.

                            Answered on 5/7/2012 by Eric from AAP
                        • Q:

                          what is the weight of this starter
                          Asked on 2/4/2012 by chad from fries, va

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            The weight of this part Driveworks Remanufactured Starter, part number 6642 manufactured by Driveworks should be 8.6 pounds.
                            For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.

                            Answered on 2/4/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                        • Q:

                          How do I remove my old starter from my 2004 ford Taurus? I am unsure where the bolts should be located.
                          Asked on 5/20/2010 by Timothy the novice mechanic from Williamston SC

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            For step by step instructions i highly recommend that you go into your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and purchase a repair manual.

                            Answered on 5/20/2010 by Kevin from AAP
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