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Old 03-19-2017, 08:53 PM   #1
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No Spark After Smoke From Solenoid (Pic Inside)

So the car has been sitting over a year due to a faulty fuel pump & injectors, so I just got done with everything and right when I turn the key it cranks but this solenoid right next to the power steering just starts smoking and has a a weird electric smell. Now it has No crank at all. Can't even hear the starter click. I'm thinking maybe its grounded to the starter and it just fried? If anyone knows what it might be please help.
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I have no clue what that solenoid is for.
Never seen one like that before.


That said, you did have the ground cable connected, right?
I ask because it isn't in the picture.
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Looks like it grounds to the body near the strut tower, but with a much smaller gauge wire than the power feed wire.

And what's the white wire coming off the positive side of this thing, and where does it end up? Almost looks like it goes right back to the battery from the pictures.


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