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Old December 30th, 2017, 07:16   #1
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Anyone have a tip for a more secure solenoid wire connection? I run my tdi strictly off road and the starter wire slips off. It is steel and soldering may not work. It looks to small for a bolt.
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Old December 30th, 2017, 08:50   #2
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You need to squeeze the spade style connector bits closer together so that it is really hard to push on.

Also, use a zip tie to secure the wire so there's no flopping when your off-road machine is bouncing around!
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Old December 30th, 2017, 09:16   #3
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I've read that some folks take a thick strip of copper, size and bend to fit, and drill out for the connections- no soldering or connectors needed! Of course, you need to put something like shrink-wrap on it for insulation.
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I don't know what year starter you've got there, but I believe my alh starters have a locking connector on the solenoid start wire.
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Old December 30th, 2017, 13:47   #5
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I don't know what year starter you've got there, but I believe my alh starters have a locking connector on the solenoid start wire.
AVM 1.9
I almost had to walk 9 miles yesterday.so i want it fastened tight.
It is in a german snowcat. The wire slides over the connector at the end of the line. You see the edge of it behind the white wire.
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