Where is the starter?

leth
By leth in Operation and Maintenance: 450 Model, 2005-2006, diesel,
Can anyone tell me where/how to locate the starter on a 450? My understanding is it's on the front driver side of the engine, above/near the clutch actuator, and that you should be able to see it from underneath; however I must be blind or blonde because I've looked all over the place but can't find it. If I look up through the scoop I can see what *looks* like the shape of a starter however I don't see the 2 large battery connections running to it; just a plug with 4 or 5 wires (blue, white, green, yellow, ?) As a side note, I'm experiencing an intermittent no-crank problem which only started in the last few days as the weather got colder, so I'm assuming it's a loose/corroded wiring problem, but would like to find the starter and verify that. It failed to bump start this morning, but I'm not sure if that's because it didn't roll fast/far enough or I didn't follow the procedure correctly.
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