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On vehicles this old, use a screwdriver with an insulated handle to arc or ground the two wires located on the smaller cylindrical 'bendix' attached to the starter. It can also be tested after removal with jumpercables too. If you take the vehicle or the starter to the closest auto parts store, they'll check it for you complimentary.

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The starter is located on the right hand side of the engine (right hand from drivers position) between the exhaust manifold and the block.

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Disconnect the positive Battery cable (You will lose radio and seat settings and wipe computer memory clean) Remove the two 15MM bolts and lower starter down and out of the transmission starter well mark wires to which posts they go then unhook wires do not lose the shims if it has shims, they are important keeps starter from staying engaged after motor starts. Installation is reverse order.

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There should be one large stud that the batter positive cable goes to. There should be a small stud marked with the letter, it gets the wire from the ignition switch which is usally green. If there is a small stud marked R it is usally left vacant but is sometimes used as a coil feed. There may be sevaral red wires or other colors which are fusible links and go on the battery term of the starter. Place the battery cable on the stud first and these on the top of it.
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