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Old 04-17-2010, 06:52 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by ScotcH View Post
Yeah, it's a solenoid on the starter. I'm not sure if it's available seperatly, but if yo're pulling the starter anyway, might as well put in a new (or rebuilt) unit.
the solenoid is probably not the issue; because it is either working or not. If it works then it does it's job to activate the starter. If it isn't working then the starter won't work. it won't make the pinion shaft come out more then other times.

I think I've had 18 bmw's in 6 years.

1 90 325is white - keepin
1 87 325i vert -red - keepin
latest addition 1 88-325is red - parts
latest addition 1 89-325i vert - white -fixin/sold
latest addition 1 92-318i vert - blue - parts
latest addition 1 87 325is blk - parts.
latest addition as of 2013-Gold 87-325is auto! it's a keeper!
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