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Old 08-20-2008, 06:04 PM
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Originally Posted by ColoradoLC View Post
Interesting, the guy at Burt (didn't see his name) said that he sees it is the contacts also 10/10 times. He only had one of the two in so he expects them in Friday. Apparently they don't sell solenoids separately. I thought that sounded strange.
Typically, the metal transfers from one contact due to DC current, making it thinner and pitted. While replacing them both "while you're in there" is a great idea, the one worn contact makes the disk which connects the two get at too much of an angle on the center shaft of the solenoid to make a good contact. Once you get it apart you'll easily see what I'm trying to put into words.
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