aftermarket starter solenoids


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winguyjo
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aftermarket starter solenoids

Post by winguyjo » Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:31 pm



i am in need of a starter solenoid (actually 2).
i see aftermarket ones on ebay for prices that suggest they are probably junk.
anybody have any experience using these ?



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Wilcoy02
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Re: aftermarket starter solenoids

Post by Wilcoy02 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:13 am

I have used a couple of the ones you suggest. I finally figured what you did. They are junk. At least the ones I got.
I finally went and bought one from Mother Honda. No problem since.

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Re: aftermarket starter solenoids

Post by redbug » Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:31 am

35850-MB0-007 is updated from honda of 35850-MB0--007 part number for your solenoid.OEM when you can (parts available) Works right,fits right,plug and play every time.
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Re: aftermarket starter solenoids

Post by winguyjo » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:27 pm

thanks for the feedback guys. as a die-hard skinflint i often need to be steered away from bad purchases.
as painful as honda prices are, it beats tossing $7.00 away for a piece of junk.



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