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Follow up question - How do I identify the starter and solenoid?

Toyota Ed,

Thanks for your help. I may have posted my follow up question for the masses unintentionally, but here it is again:

How do I located the starter and solenoid? I took a photo of the engine (below) and focused on the firewall where I thought they'd be located.

Can you confirm for me? Thank you,


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  • dpalermitano Nov 04, 2008

    Toyota Ed,

    I got sidetracked and will take a run at it (again) at my first chance. I truly appreciate your input and follow up.




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The starter is not in the photo that you provided. To access the starter, you mut be UNDER the vehicle. Roll under it & take pictures at the area between the engine & the transmission, repost and I will ID the starter for you.


Posted on Oct 27, 2008

  • Toyota Ed Nov 04, 2008

    Just wondering if my assistance helped; please advise.

  • Toyota Ed Nov 04, 2008

    Glad to help; anytime.

    Post up another photo and I'll walk you thru it.

    The graciousness of a FIxYa rating would be GREATLY appreciated.

    Thnaks for choosing FixYa.



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