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Starter location and tools needed to replace

The starter seems to have a flat spot. will not start without two batteries hooked up, via cables from one car to this one. alt. is putting out 14.4 charge. battery hold 12.7 over night.

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It is located under the car toward the front of the motor by the oil filter. Look for a metal cylinder like object with a big 4 gauge wire going to it. To change the starter you will need to disconnect the battery. Using a 15mm socket and entension remove the 2 starter bolts. You may have to remove the oil filter to get enough clearance to get the starter out. Some cars have a 13 or 15mm bolt on the back of the starter for extra support. If your's has this you will need to remove it.once you pull the start down remove the 8mm and 13mm bolts that connect the wires to the starter. Be careful not to let the starter hang from the wires as they will break. Install the new one in reverse.

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