How to Clean a Starter Relay?

Answer When you turn a vehicle's key switch to the "Start" position it is actually turning on the starter relay, not the starter itself. The starter relay receives a signal from the key switch that routes... Read More »

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What Is a Starter Relay?

When you get into and start your vehicle, a small series of processes takes place before your engine turns over and starts. At the heart of this process is your starter relay--if you have one.

How to Wire a Starter Relay?

Starter relays have appeared in various forms since the first electric starter motors were installed in automobiles. A relay's purpose is to interpose between the ignition switch and the powerful, ... Read More »

How to Replace a Starter Relay?

A starter relay is the mechanism that controls the connection between your ignition and engine, allowing your car to startup without burning out any of the parts involved. The relay is located with... Read More »

How to Install a Starter Relay?

The starter relay on your vehicle acts as the middleman between the ignition switch and the starter motor. When you turn the ignition key, a small current is sent to the relay that causes the relay... Read More »