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When a Starter is removed from the Transaxle, the Bushing location is revealed.

Jan 31, Volkswagen engineers designed a Bushing Puller for the 6 Volt Starter Bushing and another for the 12 Volt Bushing.

Let’s look at the Bushing Location first. In order to do this, I have a VW transmission which has been gutted and cleaned for the purpose. The first picture shows the Long-bodied Starter in place. Feb 01, Beetle Owner and Reader Beth Leverman, of Dallas, Texas, submitted the following method for Bushing Removal and Installation using tools at hand. Thank you, Beth for working this up and for the photos! To remove the old 12 Volt Starter Bushing, tap the old Bushing using a 7/16ths tap.

If the Bushing will not remove by pulling on the Estimated Reading Time: 1 min. Master. 2, Answers. Re: How do I remove the starter motor bushing? The best way I have found is to use a small flat blade screwdriver to break the bronze bushing apart, but becareful of the bellhousing.

The bronze bushing will break apart pretty easy. Of course, VW makes a tool to remove it, which is about impossible to find. The EMPI 12 Volt Starter to 6 Volt Transmission bushings allows a late model 12 volt starter to be used in an early model 6 volt transmission. The brass bushing has the outer diameter of the 6 volt bushing and the inner diameter of the 12 volt starter shaft.

Please Note: The information listed below is for stock, unmodified VW's manufactured. Dec 09, If you haven't damaged the bushing by trying to extract it, consider just greasing the bushing and the starter shaft. Or just taking back the starter and see if they'll swap for a starter from an automatic bug, which is self supporting and doesn't require a bushing at all.

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