solenoid question

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by LWNMWR1, Oct 7, 2005.

  1. LWNMWR1

    LWNMWR1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 188

    can you rebuild solenoids?? i have a bobcat with the need for a new one. was told high price for a new and then another starter option was to buy a whole new starter???

    UNISCAPER LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,426

    Welcome to the world of diesel starters. An ankle holding adventure for all who have had the priveledge.

    No one rebuilds solenoids that I know of. And, you are better off biting the bullet and getting a good starter/solenoid than playing piece mail and having the thing fail when you need it to work.
  3. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,794

    Theres a auto electric shop here that rebuilds whole starters and alternators.

    But yeah, Diesals need hefty starters because of the high compression ratio, so they are very spendy.

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