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I need to know the best way to change the starter myself ( husband)

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All it shows i "Oldsmobile" for your vehicle, so it will depend on which vehicle you have , but if you have located the starter whether it be on the under side of the motor, or side driver, it should be only 2 or 3 bolts to remove, and you will have to disconnect your battery before removal. The starter will have either a plug, or a nut with wires attached depending on the year make and model, but its a pretty cut and dry pull and replace procedure. Once its out, place the new one in the same way, put your wires back together, and reconnect your battery. Pretty simple. Thanks.

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