Starter Solenoid Test

1.Make sure you have the anti-theft codes for the radio and the navigation system, then write down the customer's audio presets.

2.Remove the splash shield.

3.Disconnect the negative cable from the battery first, then disconnect the positive cable.

4.Remove the starter cable (A), BLK/WHT wire (B), and motor cable (C).

 

5.Check the hold-in coil for continuity between the S terminal and the armature housing (ground). There should be continuity.

  • If there is continuity, go to 6.
  • If there is no continuity, replace the solenoid.

6.Check the pull-in coil for continuity between the S terminal and the M terminal. There should be continuity.

  • If there is continuity, the solenoid is OK.
  • If there is no continuity, replace the solenoid.

7.Install in the reverse order of removal.

8.Connect the positive cable to the battery first, and then connect the negative cable.

9.Enter the anti-theft codes for the radio and the navigation system, then enter the customer's audio presets.

10.Do the power window control unit reset procedure.

11.Set the clock.