How to Make an Aftermarket Solenoid Work With a Starter?

Answer A vehicle solenoid functions as a heavy-duty switch that receives a voltage signal from the ignition key and bridges that electricity to the starter motor. A starter solenoid endures a lot of heat ... Read More »

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How Does a Starter Solenoid Work?

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How Does a 12-Volt Solenoid Starter Work?

In early automotive history, engines were started by hand. A crank was inserted into the front of the engine and turned by hand to spin the engine. An engine backfire could cause the crank to rever... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot to Determine Whether a Starter or Starter Solenoid Is Not Working?

If you turn the ignition key in your automobile and all you hear is a clicking noise or the engine turning over very slowly, the issue could be the starter or the starter solenoid. Both cause issue... Read More »

How Do I Know If a Starter Solenoid or Starter Needs to Replaced?

For do-it-yourself mechanics, a vehicle that won't start is reason to immediately start running down the possible reasons and how they might be diagnosed. A vehicle's engine usually will not start ... Read More »