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Is this Starter Solenoid Goosed?

PostPost by: Stevie-Heathie » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:05 am

Hi All

This solenoid has a loose terminal, but is this ?normal?? As you can see, the bolt does firm up when the nut is tightened.

Keep as a spare or get rid?


Thanks in advance
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PostPost by: types26/36 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:05 am

Looks fine to me, if using another connection on that point just use another nut to secure it after first tightening the first nut.
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PostPost by: Hawksfield » Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:25 am


It should have come with a second nut to tighten the terminal stud before any terminal lugs are installed.
good engineering practice !


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