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I am considering replacing the starter on my 1998

I was told that you can get a bad starter to work temporarily if you tap it. Problem is, I do not know where the starter is located. I am considering replacing the starter. Where is the starter located? Can a novice DIY repariman do this?

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If it is a V6 it's a pita,on a 4cycl. you might stand a chance,take it in and have someone put it in for you,be on the safe side if you can't have the car down for awhile,being a novice and all

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No. i just did one and iam a tech and it took about 3 hrs. the engine has to be jacked up, its on the driverside,from underniegth the motor above the front diff,its so tight to get to, i dont think you can even get to it to tap on it, i would bite the bullet and have a shop do this one, good luck.

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

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