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ACDelco GM Original Equipment Starter 12686197

GM Original Equipment


ACDelco GM Original Equipment Light Duty Starters have components that are newly manufactured and are GM-recommended replacement for your vehicle’s original starter. ACDelco GM OE Light Duty Starters consist of a powerful DC motor coupled to the starter drive pinion. The starter drive pinion engages the engine flywheel to crank the engine. These original equipment starters have been manufactured to fit your GM vehicle, providing the same performance, durability, and service life you expect from General Motors.

Pricing: $104.53
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Warranty: 24 Month / Unlimited Mile Limited Warranty on parts sold on or after 04/01/18. (Parts Only) Please see for more details.

Features & Benefits:

  • 100% newly manufactured as an exact replacement for your GM vehicle's original starter
  • Components are tested to meet original specification requirements for remarkable durability
  • GM-recommended replacement part for your GM vehicle's original factory component
  • Offering the quality, reliability, and durability of GM OE
  • Manufactured to GM OE specifications for fit, form, and function


Q: Is the solenoid included?
A: Yes. It is included where the design of the starter requires a solenoid.

Q: Can I be assured that the unit will last, especially in extreme weather?
A: Yes. These starters are designed to withstand a wide range of weather conditions.

Q: Do I always need a starter shim?
A: No. However a shim may be required at the starter's mounting surface to align the starter, so the starter drive make appropriate contact with the flywheel.

Maintenance & Troubleshooting

Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting

  • Indicators that there could be a problem with your vehicle's starter are:
    • Engine will not crank
    • Engine cranks slowly
    • Clunking/grinding noise when starting engine
    • Starter will not engage
  • Other vehicle parts that might cause related starter problems include:
    • Electrical fault
    • Loose mounting bolts
    • Sticking starter drive
    • Damage to flywheel

Good Maintenance Practices

  • Check electrical connections, making sure they are kept clean.
  • Make sure all connections to the battery are firmly attached and in good condition.
  • Keeping all connections clean and tight will make sure your starter will crank with full power.
  • It is very important to try and keep the starter area clean from leaking car fluids or any other debris that may be near it.

California Proposition 65

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