A starter is located in the area where the engine and transmission are bolted together. This area is known as the transmission bellhousing area. Starters are mounted in different locations around the bellhousing. Some may be mounted near the top, so that they are accessed from under the hood, as in the case of a Ford Contour V6, but most are mounted toward the bottom, so that they are accessed from under the car. The starter is usually a cylindrical metal object possibly 6 inches (15 cm) long or so, and will be usually about 3 or 4 inches (7 to 10 cms) in diameter. It may or may not have another cylindrical object attached to it called a solenoid or relay, which will be smaller in length and diameter. There will be at least one heavy battery cable attached to the starter. There may or may not also be another small wire attached, usually to the solenoid, and there also may or may not be be a large diameter ground wire attached to one of the starter mounting bolts. The starter will also have 2 or 3 mounting bolts. Caution! If you are planning to try to replace the starter yourself, disconnect the vehicle's battery! The battery cable I mentioned earlier usually has power all the while that the battery is connected, and everything else around is a ground. So when you take the battery cable off of the starter, if you accidentally touch the loose battery cable to anything in the neighborhood, you will end up doing some unintentional welding. So disconnect the battery before starting the job.
Most starter motors are located in the bell housing. They mesh with the ring gear fitted to the engines flywheel. Starter motors are cylindrical in shape and are about 9" in length
looks like a normal sensor, I have a 2002 intrigue, it is located just above the starter, you have to take out the starter in order to take it out.
The starter on a 1986 Cadi Eldorado is located under the car right to the left of the oil pan. Look for your flywheel, and you will find your starter.
Where is the starter and what does it look like on 2002 f250 ford diesel?
It looks like every other starter relay, it is located on the firewall on the passenger side. It looks like a square block with 4 terminals.
where is the starter relay cut off switch located on a 94 dodge spirit
Like an electric motor--usually located at the lower rear end of the engine--follow the + battery cable
where is the starter to begin with
Look on the bottom by the flywheel.
Looks like a small electrical motor usually located at the lower rear end of the engine
Follow the cables from the battery. It goes straight to the starter. If your looking at it from the top its to the left of the engine deep down in there. It will look somewhat like a popcan. But just look for the wire going too it.
Starter solenoid? On top of starter - looks like an orange can
Look at the lower rear end of engine - follow cable from starter solenoid
look in your owners manual.
The starter is located at the front of the engine (front of the car). Look at the engine from underneath, just behind the radiator - follow the heavy gauge black wire to the starter itself.
hi there im wondering where exactly the starter is located under the vehicle and what it looks like. thanks
It's the bump on the side of the starter.
it is at the top of the engine on the driver side . you will see 4 relays( they look like little boxes) .
The starter is located at the front of the engine compartment along the side of the engine. Open the hood and look past the radiator and down the starter is right below you. Or follow the ground cable on the battery down, it is connected to the solenoid of the starter.
The starter is located under the engine, right alongside the crank case. As you look to the front of the car, it's on the left side of the crank case.
The starter is located directly below the distributor. Around there, you can look for a body that look like two cans, one smaller and one bigger(the bigger one is about and looks similar to a medium size clam chowder can). The smaller one(which has 3 wires attached to it) is the starter solenoid.
Look at the lower rear end of the engine
look were the motor meets the tranmission
At the end of the starter motor shaft. Remove the starter and look in the opening that faced the transmission and you will see the gear.
Standing in front of vehicle, starter will be on your left side (Passenger side). Look under the intake, you should see a black support kinda shaped like a letter Y. You will find the starter just beyond that support.