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1992 LS 400 Lexus. Car wouldn't start. New battery, thought was fuse problem, but no, towed in and mechanic says need new starter but starter under the engine block, will need new gasket for block after new starter installed- cost about $1000 bucks total. Am I being scammed? Thanks

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Remove black plastic relay cover in plastic underhood fuse box and activate relay1992 LS 400 Lexus. Car wouldn't start. New - 9006980.jpg with a very small screwdriver and ignition on. If starts, obviously the starter is fine, if not the starter is indeed bad and needs replacement so hold onto your ankles cuz it's gonna hurt.

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