1AEST00385-2002-06 Nissan Altima Sentra Starter


2002-06 Nissan Altima Sentra Starter DIY Solutions ECS00165

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Brand #: ECS00165
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Item Condition: New

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  1. step : Disconnecting the Battery (0:25)
    • Loosen the 10mm nut on the negative terminal
    • Set the negative terminal aside
  2. step : Removing the Air Intake (0:34)
    • Loosen the hose clamp and disconnect the breather hose from the intake tube
    • Loosen the hose clamps on the intake tube with a 10mm socket and ratchet
    • Work the hose off the throttle body and mass air flow meter
    • Remove the air intake
  3. step : Removing the Starter (1:46)
    • Disconnect the wiring harness
    • Remove the rubber cap from the power wire
    • Loosen the 12mm bolt from the power wire cable
    • Disconnect the cable
    • Loosen the 17mm bolt from the top of the starter
    • Remove the 14mm bolt from the bottom of the starter
    • Remove the 10mm bolts from the bracket holding the shift cable
    • Remove the bracket
    • Remove the 17mm bolt
    • Remove the starter
  4. step : Installing the Starter (6:50)
    • Remove the nut, lock washer, and washer from the new starter
    • Insert a 14mm bolt into the bottom of the starter
    • Lower the starter into place
    • Tighten the 14mm bolt
    • Tighten the 17mm bolt into the top of the starter
    • Torque the 14mm bolt to 41 foot-pounds
    • Torque the 17mm bolt to 55 foot-pounds
    • Insert the bracket with the shift cable into place
    • Tighten the 10mm bolt to the bracket
    • Insert the cable into place
    • Place the washer, lock washer, and nut on
    • Tighten the 13mm nut
    • Place the rubber boot on
    • Connect the wiring harness
  5. step : Installing the Air Intake (11:27)
    • Insert the intake tube into place
    • Connect the breather hose
    • Tighten the hose clamps with a 10mm socket
  6. step : Connecting the Battery (12:40)
    • Connect the negative terminal
    • Tighten the terminal with a 10mm socket

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Pick

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 17mm Socket
  • 8mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 8mm Wrench
  • 13mm Wrench

Fits the following Makes:

Year Make Model Description
2002-2006Nissan Altima Nissan Altima L4 2.5L Automatic Transmission Starter
2002-2006Nissan Sentra Nissan Sentra L4 2.5L Automatic Transmission Starter

Part Interchange

Brand Label Part Number
Bosch STR-3528
DIY Solutions ECS00165
Lester 17835
TYC 1-17835

This item may be interchangeable with parts from other brands with the above part numbers. This information is provided only for reference and does not guarantee that the item you are purchasing is identical to parts with part numbers from the brands listed above. To confirm that this item fits your vehicle, use the above "Check Vehicle Fit" option.

DIY Solutions
Brand #: ECS00165
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Replace starter
August 17, 2018
Iam so glade I found 1A Auto the videos on how to replace parts on your car are excellent they truly helped me more than I can say the information on the videos are straightforward and to the point but better yet they had better prices then I could find locally I had to replace a starter on my 2005 Altima after the video I had no problem replacing it plus the one I got from 1AAuto was a brand new starter guaranteed to fit my Altima they saved me a lot of money plus no core charge all the auto parts wanted a core charge . I have use and will always buy from 1A Auto love your prices and videos great job keep up the good work
Problem hopefully solved
September 10, 2018
Would not t crank,just click, after checking all fuses and a few choice comments checked again and the battery fuse was problem.
Worked great exact match
November 12, 2019
Very easy purchase by far best prices and tax free. Super easy to install with the help of their walkthrough videos. 100% satisfied with ever purchase with them so far.
Perfect fit. Saved me time and money
March 31, 2020
This was a great price. Shipping was fast. Direct fit. I’m not a mechanic but with this part and YouTube video I am back on the road
Customer Q&A
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Who is the manufacturer of this starter?
August 15, 2019
Thank you for your inquiry. This is from our 1A Auto in-house brand. We work with a variety of manufacturers around the world and have all of our parts manufactured to exact OE specifications so this will fit and function just like the original starter on your vehicle. Please contact us if you have any further questions.
August 15, 2019
Does this starter also fit a 1.8 motor?
October 2, 2019
This part is only able to for a 2.5L engine as listed. Please let us know if you have any further questions.
October 2, 2019
My # 0E number 233008J001 Ordered the 233008J001 or will this still work on my 2005 Nissan Altima 2.5?
March 5, 2020
Yes, according to the information you provided, this part will fit your vehicle as long as you have automatic transmission. Please let us know if you have any other questions!
March 5, 2020
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