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I just need some instructin on how to get to starter without ripping engine apart what exactly needs to be removed to get to starter to replace

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The following is generic for all vehicles.

The starter motor is typically located near the bottom of the engine where it joins the transmission.Once you find the starter, remove one or both of the cables from the battery before doing anything else. You don't want to mess around with live high-current wires. The starter is easier to work on if the car is up on stands (you'll have to slide underneath to get at it.), but disconnect the battery before you jack up the car. All of the usual safety precautions about putting the car up on stands apply!

Next, note exactly where the wires go on the starter solenoid (part of the starter assembly). If necessary, label each wire with tape. Now, remove the wires and put the nuts back on the wire terminals (it isn't necessary to tighten them; you just don't want to lose them). The next step is to remove the bolts securing the starter assembly to the engine block. Pull the starter out of the hole in the transmission flywheel cover. If you are going to keep and re-use the solenoid, you can remove this from the starter on a workbench. While you are under the car, look for the engine block ground wire (sometimes a braided cable with no insulation. It is often connected near the starter. Inspect it to make sure the connection is in good condition and the cable is not frayed.

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