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What size are the mounting bolts on a 2003 Ford wind star 3.8 l starter ?

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that would be a torx bolt,size go E6,E8,E10,E12 and so on,find correct one,dont know exactly what size it in

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some are 7/16 and some are 3/8 amd some are torx

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take old bolts to auto parts store and match

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you'll need to use a socket.ratchet & extension.label the wires.

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