Mechanics

MERC ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT

1986 Mercury Lynx

When replacing the alternator on 1986 Merc Lynx, do you need to replace solenoid at the same time?
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Omni1da
January 5, 2006.




No, the solenoid is for starting

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Smokinfloyd4.3
Jan 5, 2006.
Thanx smokinfloyd. I was told by a mechanic that you always needed to replace the solenoid-by the battery not the firewall everytime I replaced the alternator.
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Omni1da
Jan 5, 2006.
Well its not neccesary, even though the solenoid is only like 10 bucks

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Smokinfloyd4.3
Jan 5, 2006.

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