The starter on a 1998 Toyota 4runner is held located on the transmission housing. The starter is held on by 2 bolts which mount it directly it the engine. Remove the two bolts to replace the starter.
thats a good question there is not much room there
Here is a web site that I saw that will help you on removing and replacing the starter on a 1999 Toyota 4Runner: http://www.4crawler.com/4x4/CheapTricks/Starter.shtml
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To remove a cigarette lighter from a Toyota 4Runner, pull the lighter straight towards you. Pull gently until it becomes free.
take the bolts out
REMOVE THE LEFT FRONT WHEEL AND THERE IS A SMALL PLATE TO BE REMOVED AND THE STARTER CAN BE REMOVED THOUGHT THIS HOLE THE BRAKE LINE MAY NEED TO BE LOOSEN AND MOVED DOWN
With great difficulty
get a tap and die set and follow the instructions.
Remove the nuts! They are on the lower metal frame the seat
Remove it and bring to an auto parts store that is equipped to test it for continuity, amperage draw, drag, etc.