how to replace the Starter Motor and Solenoid

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My Name: Addixxtion

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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2002 (02)
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Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 88000
Trim Level: Touch
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DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)

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Arthur Dent! You are indeed a legend two minutes later motor out!!! If you were here I'd kiss you! 🤣
Citroen C3 Starter Motor removed from car
Citroen C3 Starter Motor removed from car
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Addixxtion wrote: Wed May 16, 2018 2:00 pm You legend! Thanks! Looks like I've been trying to remove the wrong frigging bolt! There is a hex head bolt below it so I guess that's the one I need to remove! I'll give it a try! 👍
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Arthur Dent! You are indeed a legend two minutes later motor out!!! If you were here I'd kiss you! 🤣
Great work. Easy mistake to make, I guess.

Hopefully the pictures and your experience today will help others avoid the pitfall of the wrong starter motor bolt that is now called 'The Addixxtion bolt' :lol: :lol:
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