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STARTER SOLINOID 90 F 150

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There should be 2 wires going to the starter/solenoid. One should be a big heavy duty type battery type
wire and the other should be a smaller wire. The large wire goes to the larger of the two lugs. This lug will have a large nut maybe 7/16 size. The smaller wire goes on the smaller lug.
Be sure the ground terminal of the battery is disconnected before you do any connecting
wires.

Hope this helps Good luck Loringh PS Please give me a rating if appropriate Thks

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