Where is the starter located?

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Asked by Sep 21, 2013 at 04:02 PM about the 2001 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car won't start and I've replace the
battery, alternator and gas pump. Trying to
trouble shoot what's causing this.

11 Answers

Right..passenger side .... this is with starter out, you can see the flywheel gears where the starter goes..click for full screen

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Will it turn over but not start or just not turn over at all. (Not make a sound)

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Good question, you may not need a starter.. solenoid attached..follow cable if necessary but if you answer dandyoun we might be able to help you better, Actually not might, we will...

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It turns over and sounds like its tryin to start that's what lead me to think it was the fuel pump but that's good

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Check plug wires to see that you are getting spark. If you are then check for proper fuel pressure to fuel rail.

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Ok. Thank you

And if you need help on how to do that dandyoun will come to your house and fix your car. Ok, seriously, if you need help on how to check spark just let us know. But we know you do not need a starter...it turns over.

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Thanks. Good to know I won't have to fork out $145 for a starter.

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DavidH25 is the tech on call this weekend he just dont feel like getting out in the rain. Lol. You to funny.

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Have tool will travel. hey you know what, first day of Fall and it hit us....58º high and windy, from 75º 2 days ago. Sorry 6 girlsmom..WHAT? 6 girls? That just hit me..anyway sometimes we go off on tangents that don't help your car. sorry 'bout that

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