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Installed new starter solenoid, when battery is reconnected the starter spins. Disconnected key starter, thinking it was the problem but met negative results

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    Jeff Turcotte Sep 13, 2010

    Is it possible your big red wire on the solenoid is also touching the smaller terminal? This would cause your symptom. Other reason would be that your new solenoid has an internal short.

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You probably have wires crossing or you put the the wires on wrong. If there wasnt a problem with the ignition before the starter install there shouldnt be a problem now. Hope I helped

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