Unless you have also mechanically attached the broken tab as well as
soldering it I can't see it staying on for very long, lead-solder is
mechancally very weak, particularly with the weight of wiring flapping about
over bumps. Taping the wire to the heavy-current cable may help.
----- Original Message -----
From: Jon Lind <JLind@ColoradoSkiing.com>
To: MGS (E-mail) <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, December 09, 1999 4:50 PM
Subject: Solenoid installation
> I've had a bit of a nightmare trying to get my wiring harness back in
> but to make a long story short, I knocked the tab for the starter relay
> circuit off my solenoid, removed the solenoid to resolder the tab, bolted
> the solenoid back on, and now it will spin, but doesn't engage the engine.
> My Haynes manual doesn't seem to mention solenoid removal and
> All I did was (basically) cram the solenoid back up there and bolt it
> What technique should I have used to get the solenoid's slider in place
> engaged properly?