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Locating the starter on 90 Ford Festiva

I was having trouble locating the starter on my 90 Festiva. Can someone please tell me the exact location of starter. Also is the positive battery cable connected to the starter or alternator?

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The starter should be on either side of engine where tranny meets if front wheel drive then you should see from underneth and yes positive cable connected to alternator

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Hi? Let's give it a bash!
Look where your gearbox meets with the enjin, locate the bolts that holds enjin and g/box together. The starter motor is located there and the connecting bolts are inline with the above mentioned bolts, the starter motor bolts on to the g/box and is located on the top half of the gearbox, should easily be visible ( under the hood, not underneath the vehicle.
Alternatively follow the thick red wire from the battery possitive to the rear of the starter motor also note that there is a thinner red wire from battery possitive to the alternator.
I hope this advice is helpfull!
Regards.
Phillip

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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