Next, disconnect the battery and remove the starter wires. Consider putting all the nuts back on the studs to avoid misplacing them. Always leave the easiest bolt tight and save it for last; once loose, most of the bolts can be removed by hand. The top bolts are easiest if you loosen the lower plastic engine cover, as if you are going to change the oil. Then you can use a �-inch drive socket, a swivel, a �- to 3⁄8-inch adapter, and a 16-inch extension to access them from the front of the of car.