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WHAT IS CONNECTED TO THE STARTER SOLENOID

I PUT A STARTER SOLENOID ON MY1988 THUNDERBIRD AND SPARKS WAS COMING FROM THE POSITIVE SIDE OF THE BATTERY

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    Cordderryl Pittman May 11, 2010

    did you have the battery disconected. if you did you might have hoked it up backwords

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Have already answered and advised to your earlier post re correct connections to solenoid on starter

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