Peugeot 205 Manual
Starter motor - removal and refittingStarting and charging systems / Starter motor - removal and refitting
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.
2 Where necessary, refer to Chapter 4 and move the relevant air cleaner components to one side for increased access.
3 On GTI models, remove the inlet manifold, with reference to the relevant Part of Chapter 4.
4 Disconnect the wiring from the solenoid (see illustration).
9.4 Starter motor solenoid wiring
5 Unscrew the bolts securing the brush end bracket to the engine (see illustration).
9.5 Starter motor brush end bracket retaining bolts on XV, XW and XY series engines
6 Unscrew the mounting bolts at the flywheel end (see illustration).
9.6 Removing the starter motor mounting bolts on XV, XW and XY series engines
7 Withdraw the starter motor from the engine.
8 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but first insert all mounting bolts finger tight, then tighten the flywheel end bolts followed by the brush end bolts.