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Re: Solenoid installation

To: "Jon Lind" <>, "MGS (E-mail)" <>
Subject: Re: Solenoid installation
From: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 10:31:58 -0000
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 <>
To: MGS (E-mail) <>
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?
> Thanks.

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