MERC ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT

1986 Mercury Lynx

Tiny

omni1da

January, 5, 2006 AT 6:24 PM

When replacing the alternator on 1986 Merc Lynx, do you need to replace solenoid at the same time?

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3 Answers

Tiny

smokinfloyd4.3

January, 5, 2006 AT 6:25 PM

No, the solenoid is for starting

Tiny

omni1da

January, 5, 2006 AT 6:34 PM

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.

Tiny

smokinfloyd4.3

January, 5, 2006 AT 6:49 PM

Well its not neccesary, even though the solenoid is only like 10 bucks

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