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PA Performance Starter (96-04 4.6L)

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    Features & Details

    • 100% New
    • Includes Manufacturer Lifetime Warranty
    • Direct Replacement
    • No Modifications Required
    • Fits 1996 to 2004 4.6L Mustangs
    100% New. This High Torque Mustang Starter is 100% Brand New, not re-manufactured like other companies sell and is tested at the time of assembly.

    Peace of Mind. Why waste your time and money rebuilding your starter motor again and again when it will only fail, replace it with a brand new high torque starter that includes a Limited Lifetime Warranty directly from PA Performance for peace of mind.

    Fitment. The PA Performance Starter Motor is a direct replacement with no modifications required to be installed in a 1996-2004 4.6 Mustang. You can also check out any AmericanMuscle Mustang Starter that is currently in stock.

    Fitment: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Details

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    2 Top Rated Questions

    Will this starter fit a Lincoln Mk VIII 4.6L 32V motor?

    • We can only guarantee fitment for Mustangs.

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    this starter fit in my mustang 3.8 2000

    • HI, This PA Performance Starter will only work with 1996-2004 4.6L GT, Bullitt, Mach 1, and Cobra Mustangs

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    Overall Rating 4.9

    out of 5 stars




    • 5/5

      August 15, 2018

      Pa proformance starter

      Just bought my 2nd pa starter from am the first one got 6 years of use incredible

      AnthonyB

      Year: 2000 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      August 13, 2018

      Performance Starter

      This starter is a direct fit. It’s coating is excerlent for matching up a clean underbody a fresh painted engines. The performance is great no click click it starts the engine right up.

      SamuelW

      Year: 2003 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      July 28, 2018

      Performance Starter

      Stock starter was stuck and grinding my flex plate. Put this PA Performance Starter on and it solved my problems. Works great! Also much lighter than stock.

      DerekM

      Year: 1999 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      March 14, 2018

      Great Product!!

      had my local mechanic install it, took less than an hour and he did not need to loosen my headers. I replaced my battery as well after I installed this starter, the car fires up on the dime and so fast. I only replaced my stock starter because I bought the car off someone else and was playing it safe, so I can tell the difference and I was NOT having starter/battery problems prior to installing this starter and THEN new battery.

      MatthewD

      Year: 2000 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      March 12, 2018

      Awesome!

      Fires right up when you turn the ignition over followed by a very smooth startup!

      KevinM

      Year: 1997 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      March 02, 2018

      Needed part

      Great addition to rebuild of 96 GT engine. It’s a good looking part to go along with all the other new parts.

      Blac749

      Year: 2009 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      February 28, 2018

      PA Performance Starter

      Ordered this part because my stock starter went out and I wanted a better performance starter. Went with the PA performance starter and can I say I am extremely impressed. Starts up with no problem. There isn't a 2-3 second pause anymore before engine starts up. Would recommend to any upgraded mustang owners

      DanteM

      Year: 2000 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      February 12, 2018

      PA Starter

      Very nice compared to stock starter! Definitely a nice upgrade that’s on the cheaper side.

      Andrew3

      Year: 2003 Submodel: Cobra

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    • 5/5

      February 08, 2018

      Good replacement for price

      Worked well. No issues installation was a tad bit tricky with the 3rd bolt. But managed to get it with a few extensions and the car on jack stand. As well as taking the tire off

      JuanA

      Year: 2000 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      October 02, 2017

      New Starter

      Starter works great. It's quieter than my stock starter that it replaced. Install took maybe 30 min on jack stands with no special tools or adapters.

      SteveAnderson

      Year: 2001 Submodel: Bullitt

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    • 5/5

      September 25, 2017

      Starter

      I replaced bad starter with this one, works fine, better than stock.

      DennisW

      Year: 2003 Submodel: Mach 1

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    • 5/5

      September 04, 2017

      Awesome

      This is a awesome starter its a lot smaller then the OE starter and easier to work with i had no trouble pushing it pass my long tube headers. One turn of the key bam back in business sweet thank American Muscle

      LAWRENCEB

      Year: 1999 Submodel: Cobra

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      August 18, 2017

      PA Performance Starter

      This new starterworks great on my 01 GT. quieter and easier starting, cost less than the local parts stores and is a new unit(lifetime warranty), not some rebuilt 2yr warranty mess. A bit of a PITA to install on the 01GT, and shop time was roughly 1.5hrs. Would recommend this ittem to anyone needing a new one.

      JohnL

      Year: 2001 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      August 12, 2017

      Just what i needed

      Fast ship and seem to work just fine, this is why i have been shopping here on and off for over 20yrs.

      JabBen

      Year: 2000 Submodel: GT

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    • 4/5

      June 20, 2017

      PA starter

      Works Great. Its difficult to install though. Highly recommended and its cheaper than autozone or oreilly's.

      DomingoR

      Year: 2004 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      May 28, 2017

      Batman couldn't do it better

      Superman couldn't do it better. Wish all my 4.6 parts were as tough as this starter.

      TimW

      Year: 2001 Submodel: Cobra

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    • 5/5

      March 30, 2017

      Fitted perfect

      Only trouble I had was removing the top bolt. Other than that I finished in an hour.

      Kenner

      Year: 2001 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      March 10, 2017

      Needed it.!!!

      I bought a 03 cobra and the starter was grinding a bit so I ordered this starter and it fixed the problem and starts up right away, it's also a lot quieter than the stock one.. Thanks American Muscle

      JayDee

      Year: 2003 Submodel: Cobra

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      January 02, 2017

      Improvement

      A buddy and I installed this starter last night thinking the old one was going bad. Turns out it wasn't, or at least not yet, but after inspecting the unit it probably wasn't long off. Either way, this PA starter is a good improvement over the stock. Starts faster and easier than stock, and is quieter. The third bolt at the top of the starter is an absolute pain to get out. Had to try different combinations of extensions and swivel to get, and it was entirely by feel with the socket. Couldn't get to the bolt with fingers. Had to unbolt the AC condenser and move out of the way and move the splash guard. Used 3/8 drive tools 'cause didn't have 1/4, but still got it done. Turns out a lot of people don't put that last bolt back in, but we got it back in with relative ease compared to removing it.

      Fyrste

      Year: 2003 Submodel: GT

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    • 4/5

      July 28, 2016

      good

      Good starter for the price took 30 min to install. Definitely recommend it

      cody8405

      Year: 2003 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (4)

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