1AEST00118-Ford Mazda Mercury Starter


1998 Ford Explorer V6 4.0L Automatic Transmission Starter

Guaranteed to fit: 1998 Ford Explorer

Fit Details

  • Engine Displacement (Metric): V6 4.0L
  • Transmission Type: Automatic Transmission

This part replaces:

  • Lester 3273
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Brand #: ECS00107
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  • Brand New Starter
  • No core charge
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

This replacement starter is just what you need to get your vehicle in good working order again. If your starter is only clicking, or turning the engine very slowly, this Starter may be the solution for you.

Our electrical and electronic parts are subject to strict quality testing.

Parts cannot be returned after they have been installed. Contact us with any questions before installing the parts.

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Item Condition: New

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Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by our limited lifetime warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will replace the part free of charge. This warranty covers the cost of the part only.

  1. step : Disconnecting the Battery (0:44)
    • Loosen the negative battery clamp with an 8mm socket and ratchet
    • Disconnect the battery cable
    • Put the battery cable aside
  2. step : Removing the Starter (1:10)
    • Remove the 13mm nut from the starter ground
    • Pull off the ground strap
    • Allow the ground strap to hang aside
    • Pull the red cap off the starter studs
    • Remove the 13mm bolt from the starter solenoid
    • Remove the 10mm nut from the starter signal
    • Pull the starter signal and power starter wire off their studs
    • Now remove the 13mm bolts from the starter
    • Pull out the starter
  3. step : Installing the Starter (4:11)
    • Push the starter into place
    • Connect the starter power wire
    • Fasten the 13mm nut on the starter power wire
    • Connect starter signal wire
    • Fasten the 10mm nut onto the starter signal wire
    • Push the red cap onto the studs
    • Insert the two 13mm bolts for the starter
    • Connect the starter ground wire to the stud
    • Fasten the 13mm nut onto the ground
  4. step : Connecting the Battery (7:08)
    • Put the battery cable onto the terminal
    • Tighten the battery terminal clamp with an 8mm socket and ratchet

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • 1/4 Inch Ratchet
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket

Fits the following Makes:

Year Make Model Description
1997Ford Aerostar Ford Aerostar V6 4.0L Starter
1997-2003Ford Explorer Ford Explorer V6 4.0L Automatic Transmission Starter
2004-2006Ford Explorer Ford Explorer V6 4.0L Starter
1997-2004Ford Ranger Ford Ranger V6 4.0L Automatic Transmission Starter
1998-2004Mazda B4000 Truck Mazda B4000 Truck V6 4.0L Automatic Transmission Starter
1998-2006Mercury Mountaineer Mercury Mountaineer V6 4.0L Starter

Part Interchange

Brand Label Part Number
Bosch SR10751N
DIY Solutions ECS00107
Lester 3273
TYC 1-03273

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.

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Brand #: ECS00107
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October 6, 2017
I needed a starter for my 99 explorer! I ordered one from 1a auto! Just installed it seems to be of decent quality! I love the free shipping, and no tax policy! I am a returning customer!
I order a Starter online, for an 1998 Mazda Pick-up
May 27, 2018
After I received my order in record time, I found out I had ordered the Wrong part, The customer service was very helpful in assisting me, She sent me a free return label for me to return the item and returned the correct part in less than 4 days. Very Impressed. Thank you for your professionalism and great service.
Great price
July 19, 2019
It came a few days later then said, however, it was 4th of July week so it gets a pass and a 5 star rating. I tell all my friends to use 1A auto for parts just like a friend told me.
Product works great very happy with to new starter
April 26, 2020
I will order more parts I'm impressed with the quality of the product
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Does this fit the awd V8?
April 30, 2020
Thank you for the inquiry! This does not fit the V8 model. We can check to see if we have the correct starter for your vehicle. What is the year/make/model?
April 30, 2020
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This part will only fit a 1998 Ford Explorer with these options.