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Wont start battery good altenator good,how to remove starter

I am trying to remove a 1997 vw gulf starter. does anyone have a diagram i can look at? i have taken the bolt out of the bottom and removed the nut off the top. is there another bolt? it will not come off and i cant see anything else. a diagram of the process would help me greatly. this is my girlfriends car and is the first time working on it.

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The starter bolt actually goes through the motor mount so in order to remove the starter you must support the engine with and engine support or hoist. (some put a jack underneath the oil pan which is not an approved method but it works if that's all you have) Other than that you seem to have the rest under control.

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