My 22-year-old son was able to fish the starter out above the steering rod. It is relatively an easy job. The hoses will probably be stuck to the filter from the hose clamp pressure, just turn the hoses back and forth by hand until they break loose. You might need to jack the rear end up to fit underneath the vehicle. This bolt has to be removed in order to give you enough slack to pull the starter all the way forward. You will probably need a extension to get at these.
When the bolts are removed the starter should drop, or at least loosen. The Starter is right next to the oil filter in a 1996 Nissan Sentra. You need to disconnect the plug and bolted on lead going to the starter. Replacing a Radio Disconnect neg. Just squeeze the plug and wiggle it out. Just squeeze the plug and wiggle it… If your talking about only changing the bulbs, you have to open the hood and reach behind the headlight. The biggest problem I had was seeing what I was doing and then being able to get around in the space to do anything.
I just replaced the starter on my 95 Nissan Pathfinder but the 1994 looks to be the same. And Bank one is passenger side side where cylinder one is located and O2 sensors 1 and 2 are same sequence as in bank 2. There is a black plastic ring that you must turn to get the bulb to release. . This is also under the oil filter, so you may want to degrease the starter before you start.
You may need an ignition relay in the process depending on the… The fuel filter for a 1996 Pathfinder is located above the rear axle on the bottom of the body. From above, you will remove the second and last bolt. You might need to jack the rear end up to fit underneath the vehicle. This what I would suggest. The starter has a solenoid coil attached to it.
Once released, unplg the harness from the bulb and rep … lace bulb. You need to drop this rod down about an inch. I only removed the oil pressure plug. Remember how you got the starter out because you will need to put the new one in the exact same way the old one came out. The start will have to be pulled out to the front. After wiggling the starter out the front I set it on 2 cinder blocks so no tension was on the harness.
Just as the original poster stated. Then, disconnect the two wires from the starter and reverse the process with your new starter. I just left the bolts in the holes. Second bolt is not under the car but you can see it from the top side. The first one in plain sight and the second one behind the starter. The biggest problem I had was seeing what I was doing and then being able to get around in the space to do anything. The starter is on the right side of the engine when you are facing the truck accessible from underneath the truck.
The fuel filter is at the rear of the fuel tank, Above the rear end of the vehicle, it is clalped to a support bracket by a bolt with a 10 mm head, it has a rubber hose on each end with Phillips head screw hose clamps. The other bolt will be located near a Transmission bolt. As he said, remove it and just tap it down. I have un-Installed both amplifier,s. Disconnect the wires on the back of the starter two wires and a plug , then remove the two bolts holding it in… disconnect neg batt cable, raise front of vehicle on jack stands, remove wiring from starter, remove 2 retaining bolts on starter attached to passenger side where transmission meets engine, lower starter.
I have found that the inhibit relay sits in black relay box on the right side of the engine causes a lot of starter failures. Before you do this clean up all the old oil and crud from the area and make sure not to get any in the flywheel area. If you go to CourtesyParts. In my case, a steel rod from the steering was partially blocking the way. A mirror helped a bit to see what I was doing but I could reach and do anything and still… I just did this last weekend. You will need a socket extension with your 12mm socket to reach it easily. From the front looking back to the starter beside the engine mount disconnect the heavy cable going to the starter.