I got a new starter but am experiencing installation issues.
My car has 169000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.
Hello - the starter on this engine is located on the driver-side, front (of the engine/vehicle). It is best accessed from below the engine - and unfortunately, there are a lot of hoses and heat shields in that area. For assistance, I recommend a starter replacement performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.
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