1986 Merc Lynx Alternator replacement

Tiny
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  • 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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Thursday, January 5th, 2006 AT 6:24 PM

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Tiny
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No, the solenoid is for starting

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Thursday, January 5th, 2006 AT 6:25 PM
Tiny
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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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Thursday, January 5th, 2006 AT 6:34 PM
Tiny
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Well its not neccesary, even though the solenoid is only like 10 bucks

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Thursday, January 5th, 2006 AT 6:49 PM

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