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  • gyoung528 Jul 24, 2009

    hey buddy i have the 1986 fourwinns problem with the black wire. i see there`s a solution but i don`t know how to retrieve it,i been clicking on everything....



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SOURCE: Looking for a starter solenoid wiring diagram

save yourself some money and go get a lawn mower solenoid and find a way to mount it yourself. I have done a johnson outboard and a tigershark jet ski this way with no problems.

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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the top two wires dont matter a solenoid is just a switch when you send juice to the solenoid via the small wire it connects the two on the top

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SOURCE: Need a wiring diagram for a 1969 Ford F250.

there should be a slot for each wire on back of ignition play with them till you get it right cant hurt anything

Posted on Jan 14, 2010

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SOURCE: 8n (front mount distributor)seems to be frying

Had the same problem, but was my fault for bypassing the ballist resistor (my bad). Anyway, I fried the coil. Read all the posts and bought new 12 volt coil (it has been converted before I got it 13 years ago). New points, condenser, cap, rotor. Now it is just my timing is a little off, but I have strong sparky but not enough to fry my coil again.

If anything, keep the ballist resistor. it is needed to drop the voltage to the coil so it doesn't fry.

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SOURCE: rebuilt chevy 454 engine, now need distributor and

just put a new starter in my 1993 chevy 454 and now i'm not getting fire, the old starter solenoid was sticking and melted the neg battery cable. I'm wondering if that also burned something else out?

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98 olds aurora i turn key wont start. all else seems fine after a few attempps it will start any idea whats wrong?

You mean it cranks but won't start, or it just won't crank over?

If it won't crank, possibly a defective starter motor or starter solenoid. To be sure: when it won't crank, put a test light on the small wire to starter solenoid with key held in start position. Wire should have power. If it does, defective or failing starter motor or starter solenoid. If no power on the wire, check battery and starter connections for loose connection. Further testing requires a wiring diagram to see the whole starting system.

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I have a 2001 ford f350 diesel dully. I replaced the starter with a rebuilt one after doing so it failed to start a couple of times. Thought it was the rebuit starter so took it off and took it back in...

I had a customer with the same issue, f350 sometimes won't start. He had two issues The pig tail on the alternator on these will brake internally due to a pretty tight pull on the connector breaks the ground wire inside and will not have great connectivity for recharging the dual battery set up also not giving the correct voltage to start the truck. Two) believe it or not the a/c compressor will start to go out and will seize up a little bit at a time up until it stops turning completely. When it does seize up it will feel like the motor is locked up all you will get is a hard click, followed by the sound of the belt streaching kind like a (boing ) sound, if the truck gets to this point cut the belt and replace the a/c system .

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Rebuilt the engine on my 1986 VW Jetta 1.6L diesel. Cranks over fine, but cranks in the "on" position as well. It didn't have this problem before I took the engine out, and I didn't mess with...

are you sure that there is not a small piece of the wire from the battery cable to the starter crossing over to the solenoid? that was a booby trap that I was taught by the military and it takes a VERY small piece of wire to do that.

Mar 03, 2011 | 1986 Volkswagen Jetta

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I put a new starter in and it wont turn over, it just clicks once. what do i need to look at?

It sounds like the solenoid in the starter is engaging but the motor is not turning. Make sure you have all of the wires back in the correct spots and that none of the wires are crossed at the solenoid. Sometimes the eyelet and the end of the wire can be touching another post on the starter causing a short. There could also be something wrong with your engine not allowing it to spin. If there is not a wiring issue, you could have been issued a faulty starter. These have a core charge because they are rebuilt, meaning the starter you have is most likely not new, just a rebuilt one that someone else returned that was broken as yours was. I hope this helps.

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Had the starter rebuilt for a 1991 f350 ford.and now need to put it back on.and i am wondering other then the hot wire is there any other wire that needs to be part back on the starter

there should be three wires that need to be reatached. large diameter "HOT" wire and two smaller control circut wires that attach to the sylonoid on the top of the starter.

Aug 14, 2010 | 1991 Ford F350

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How to change a starter on 1984 chevy c10 with a 305

First disconnect the power cable from the battery. If your starter has a mounting bracket on the nose undo that nut first ( some have, some don't). Undo the nut that holds the battery cable to the starter and remove the wires ( count them so you know how many go back on). Under the truck you have to remove the inspection cover from the front of the transmission next to the motor. Undo the 2 bolts on the bottom of the starter. When these come out the starter will drop so be prepared because you still have 1 wire attached. Ease the starter down and remove the small wire from the inside of the solenoid and take the starter out with you. When you get the rebuilt starter from the autoparts store make sure you get a new solenoid. An old solenoid and a new starter is kind of like recycling used toilet paper, possible but not worth the trouble. It goes back in the reverse of taking it out.
BE CAREFUL putting the small wire back on the new solenoid. It has to be tight but you can easily strip it if you get carried away with it. If by chance that happens just double nut it with the nut from the old one and you'll be okay. Hope this helps.

Dec 19, 2009 | 1984 Chevrolet Chevy

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Took battery out of 1986 s10 blazer, put new battery in no radio,

Do you hear any clicks when you turn the key to start. If you do, that is the starter solenoid trying to connect
the starter to the battery in order to crank the engine.This is a strong indication that the starter is bad
No clicks means the starter solenoid is A.) not getting any voltage from the ignition switch or B.) bad.
If it were my car I would remove the starter and solenoid (they are connected together) and take it to an
Auto Zone type store and have them check it out for you. They have the equipment to do that. Be sure to remove
the ground lead (the black one) from the battery before you remove the starter.

Th remove the starter disconnect the 2 wires going to the lugs on the starter and there are usually 2 bolto
holding the starter top the engine. Remove the bottom one first and then the top one, It helps if you have
someone to hold the starter while you remove the top bolt. The started is kind of heavy

Hope this helps Good Luck Loringh PS Please leave a rating if appropriate Thanks

Nov 23, 2008 | 1986 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer

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We are trying to wire the solenoid?(the thing that bolts to the fender by the battery).

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  2. +Battery (red)
  3. fusable link S (pink/black)
  4. neutral safety switch (red/light blue)

1 and 2 are interchangable. hopefully the color codes are right. i went off of this WIRING SCHEMATIC

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