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Where is the starter?

I need to pull the starter but I'm sure where it is on this crosseyed thing.

Where is it and how do I access it? The car won't start and I think the contacts are out of the starter.

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Regardless of engine orientation, transverse (front wheel drive) or longitudinal (rear wheel drive), the starter is always found at the junction of the engine and transmission bell-housing.
The starter drives a ring gear located within the the bell-housing and is normally bolted with 2-3 long bolts.

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