Q: Where can I locate the starter in a 2012 Kia Forte Koup with a 2.4L engine?

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Where can I locate the starter in a 2012 Kia Forte Koup with a 2.4L engine? Vehicle won't start but it's not the battery so trying to locate the starter to have it checked.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The starter on your vehicle should be located down on the left hand side of the motor close to the oil pan. If you need additional help with this, please contact YourMechanic to schedule an appointment as we are always here to help.

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