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Starter Replacement in a "96" 960

What is the best methode of replacing the starter in my 96 960 volvo. Just at glancing around I havent even seen it yet. Where is that ******.

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Disconnect the battery and wires going to the starter. If air charge tube is in the way you can remove it. I am not looking at a S-70 turbo right now but sure that I have never had to remove intake to R&R a starter. There might be a bracket on the passenger side of starter with a 12mm bolt into the front of the engine and two 10mm nuts onto the starter. Remove two 13mm stud bolts that hold starter in place and slide out. New starter goes in reverse order.

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