How to Remove the Starter From a Honda FourTrax 300

Written by carl pruit
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Removing the starter on the Honda FourTrax 300 is a job that you can complete in about half an hour. The starter on this off-road Honda ATV is under the seat and easily accessible. It is attached with just a couple of bolts. You can save time and money by removing the starter yourself.

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Things you need

  • Wood block
  • Open-end wrench
  • Socket wrench set

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  1. 1

    Set the parking brake on the Honda FourTrax 300. Place a wood block behind one of the rear tires to prevent it from rolling while you are removing the starter.

  2. 2

    Turn off the ignition switch. Detach the negative cable from the battery post with an open-end wrench.

  3. 3

    Take the rubber cap off the top of the starter. Unfasten the nut that secures the starter motor cable to the starter, using a socket wrench. Remove the nut and cable from the top of the starter.

  4. 4

    Unfasten the two mounting bolts that secure the starter to the vehicle frame, using a socket wrench. Remove the starter motor and cable guide from the engine of the Honda FourTrax 300.

Tips and warnings

  • Always keep the ignition switch in the "off" position before attempting to remove the Honda FourTrax 300 starter.

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