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Page 52 and 54 show the starter and removal. There is only the battery cable to remove, and two bolts holding it to the block.
Kohler SV700 series I assume!
What engine do you have? If it is Briggs engine, you can lift he starter drive to get to the bolts, a 1/4 inch drive with appropriate socket will fit. It obviously is not the Kohler, as their bolts are on the outside!