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Your starter is located on the passenger side of the engine. Here are some instructions to replace the starter. There is a illustration. Let me know if you need further assistance.
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Remove the nut and disconnect the battery cable from the magnetic switch on the starter motor.
Disconnect the remaining electrical connections at the starter.
Remove the nuts and/or bolts securing the starter to the bell housing, then pull the starter toward the front of the vehicle to remove.
Insert the starter into the bell housing being sure that the starter drive teeth are engaged with the flywheel teeth, not jammed against the flywheel.
Tighten the attaching hardware to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm) and replace all electrical connections.
Fig. 5: Exploded view of a common starter mounting found on Toyota trucks
Connect the positive battery cable (starter wire) to the starter.
Connect the negative battery cable.
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