How reliable are the starters on gen IV 5.3L engines? I'm only at 238000km /148000 miles on my 2006 Saab 9-7x, but I was just reading how much a PIA it is to do the starters on these so looking for opinions as to if it would be prudent to just replace the starter while I have the engine out of...
okay to start I have a 06 Trailblazer with the 5.3. I had a DOD lifter fail on me so I did the DOD delete.
New PCMofNC Rob style cam
LS7 valley pan replacement
new valve springs
PCMofNC mail order tune
everything else is stock. I'm getting some valve train noise after...