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Starter problems How do you replace the starter cylenoid on a 1998 Toyota Avalon?

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You do not replace the solenoid, you just have to replace the affected parts. What you need to replace are the 2 copper contacts, and the solenoid plunger. After removing the starter, remove the 3 8 mm bolts at the top of the solenoid housing. Remove the metal cap, and extract the solenoid plunger. Loosen & discard the 2 burnt contacts, and reassemble, refit a new plunger and bolt it all back together. Get the contacts and the solenoid plunger at a Toyota dealer.

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