I had a similar experience with my OD solenoid. The OD stopped
engaging and when the switch was on the fuel gauge dropped from full
to one-half, indicating a high current drain. I could also smell smoke
escaping the electrical system. Replacing the solenoid fixed the
On Jan 3, 2010, at 6:08 PM, Jwhlyadv@aol.com wrote:
> I am getting ready to start work on Future Fifty Founder Ben Moores
> Healey a fully restored BN6 that needs finishing details and a few
> I have been on this list for fifteen years, read over 10,000 posts
> tires but I wasn't paying attention.......
> First off we need tires. Currently the car is running JC Penny tires
> must be twenty years old. Any suggestions for a modest priced tire?
> Second - I need the number for the correct NAPA fuel pump.
> Third - I need to replace rear axle seals. Moss lists the o-ring as
> BN4-BJ8. I thought the BN4-BN6 o-ring was different, is it?
> Fourth - when you engage the Overdrive solenoid the noisy electric
> pump drops in volume indicating a large current draw. The OD
> solenoid wires
> are melted. Clubmembers all say he needs a new solenoid. Isn't this
> adjustment that is not letting the plunger travel all the way up to
> hit the
> Jim Werner
> Louisville, KY
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