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Starter Location

Most of the time the starter is located on the same side of the engine as the battery under the exhaust manifold and the positive battery cable usually goes right to it.

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where is the starter on a 2005 chevy malibu


as youre facing the engine the starter is on the drivers side located under the exhaust manifold. if you trace your positive (red) battery cable it leads you right to it.

Nov 20, 2011 | 2005 Chevrolet Malibu

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Where is the starter located on a 1996 mazda mx6?


Hello,
If you will follow the RED battery cable to the other end, it ends at the starter.

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Feb 21, 2011 | 1996 Mazda MX-6

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I WANT TO KNOW WHERE IS THE STARTER LOCATED SO I CAN REPLACE IT..


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION 2.0L SOHC Engine With Automatic Transaxle; 2.4L Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the left strut tower. The ground cable is equipped with a insulator grommet which should be placed on the stud to prevent the negative battery cable from accidentally grounding.
  2. Remove the air cleaner resonator.
  3. Remove the 3 bolts attaching the Transmission Control Module (TCM). Do not disconnect the TCM wiring. Move the TCM to gain access to the upper starter mounting bolt.
  4. Remove the upper starter mounting bolt.
  5. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  6. Remove the positive battery cable nut and disconnect the cable from the starter.
  7. Disconnect the push-on solenoid connector.
  8. Remove the lower mounting bolt that attaches the starter to the transaxle.
  9. Remove the starter from the vehicle. Fig. 3: Starter motor wiring terminal connections — 2.0L SOHC engine with A/T; 2.4L engine 90902g12.gif
    To install:
  10. Install the starter onto the transaxle and the lower mounting bolt.
  11. Tighten the mounting bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm). NOTE: Before reconnecting the wiring to the starter solenoid, be sure to clean the wiring of any dirt or corrosion.
  12. Reconnect the positive battery cable to the solenoid post and tighten the retaining nut to 90 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  13. Reconnect the push-on solenoid connector.
  14. Lower the vehicle.
  15. Reinstall the upper attaching bolt and torque to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
  16. Reinstall the TCM to its original location and install the mounting screws.
  17. Reinstall the air cleaner resonator.
  18. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
2.5L (VIN N) Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Most vehicles will require the removal of the front exhaust pipe. Use penetrating oil on the fasteners to ease removal.
  3. Disconnect the starter motor electrical connections.
  4. Remove the starter motor mounting bolts and remove the starter. Fig. 4: Exploded view of the starter motor mounting — 2.5L engine 90902g10.gif
    To install:
  5. Clean both surfaces of the starter motor flange and the rear plate. This is important since the starter grounds through its case and the transaxle flange to which it attached. Some remanufactured starters may have paint on these areas which should be cleaned off before installation. Install the starter motor onto the transaxle and secure with the retaining bolts. Tighten the bolts to 20–25 ft. lbs. (26–33 Nm).
  6. Connect the electrical harness connectors to the starter.
  7. Connect the negative battery cable and check the starter for proper operation.
2.5L (VIN H) Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the left strut tower. The ground cable is equipped with an insulator grommet which should be placed on the stud to prevent the negative battery cable from accidentally grounding.
  2. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  3. Loosen, but do not remove, the exhaust pipe-to-manifold retaining nuts.
  4. Place a drain pan under the oil filter to prevent oil spillage, then remove the oil filter. For additional details, refer to Section 1. Fig. 5: Loosen the exhaust pipe-to-manifold retaining nuts to provide removal clearance for the starter 90902p01.jpg
    Fig. 6: Location of the positive battery cable nut (1) and the push-on solenoid connector (2) 90902p02.jpg
    Fig. 7: After removing the oil filter for access, unfasten the retaining nut and disconnect the positive battery cable 90902p03.jpg
    Fig. 8: Disengage the push-on starter solenoid connector 90902p04.jpg

  5. Remove the positive battery cable retaining nut and battery cable from the starter.
  6. Disconnect the push-on solenoid connector.
  7. Remove the 3 bolts that attach the starter unit to the transaxle.
  8. Pull the exhaust pipe down just enough to provide clearance for the starter motor. The exhaust pipe does not have to be separated from the pipe-to-manifold threaded studs.
  9. Remove the starter unit from the vehicle. Fig. 9: Remove the 3 starter motor-to-transaxle housing attaching bolts 90902p05.jpg
    Fig. 10: Pull the exhaust pipe down just enough to provide removal clearance for the starter 90902p06.jpg
    Fig. 11: Carefully remove the starter motor from the vehicle 90902p07.jpg
    To install:
  10. Install the starter unit onto the transaxle and install the 3 mounting bolts.
  11. Tighten the mounting bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm). NOTE: Before reconnecting any wiring to the starter solenoid, clean the wire terminals of any dirt or corrosion.
  12. Reconnect the positive battery terminal and retaining nut to the starter solenoid post. Tighten the retaining nut to 90 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  13. Reconnect the push-on solenoid connector.
  14. Reinstall the oil filter.
  15. Lower the vehicle.
  16. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
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Aug 19, 2010 | 1997 Chrysler Sebring

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where is the starter located?


All starters are usually on the same side of the engine as the battery under the exhaust manifold and the positive battery cable usually goes right to it.

Jul 07, 2010 | 1996 Isuzu Rodeo

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where is the starter located on a 1999 dodge durango?


follow the positive battery cable, it should end at the starter

Jan 07, 2010 | 1999 Dodge Durango

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