The starter on a 1992 Ford Tempo is at the bottom of the engine block, slightly to the passenger side. There is about eight inches of room between the starter and the radiator. Look for a black body with a silver top.
The starter on a vehicle is the part that will help trigger the ignition to start the car. The starter in a 1991 Ford Tempo looks like most starters. It is small metal piece that is approximately 2 inches long. You can purchase these from a car parts store or even on eBay.
For a 1990 Ford Tempo 2.3 litre four cylinder engine : If the 8th " character " of the VIN is an " X " ( 98 horsepower ) If the 8th " character " of the VIN is an " S " ( 100 horsepower ) According to my Chilton's Auto Repair Manual