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CARQUEST by BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid

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CARQUEST by BWD is an aftermarket leader, providing a premium line of engine management products. BWD manufactures and distributes high technology critical components for late model domestic and import vehicles. BWD is constantly evolving to give customers the competitive edge they need to compete in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

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  • All products are tested and inspected in an ISO 9000-compliant environment
  • State-of-the-art designs that meet or exceed OE specifications
  • Top-of-the-line quality and performance
  • With industry leading expertise, when original equipment fails our products are designed to fix the inherent failure issues
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BWDStarter Relay
 
2.1

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

33%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

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Reviewed by 9 customers

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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Takes the heat and keeps on ticking

By 

from New Orleans , La

About Me Competitive Driver, Mechanic

Verified Buyer
Level 1

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Good quality
  • Improves Performance

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Racing

    Comments about BWD Starter Relay:

    Installed in race application for use with high torque/ high amp mini starter on a moderate compression engine 11-5-1 , 360 ci stroker in most of these applications you deal with high amperage draw on the entire starter system , the solenoid is a key part of that system, and after installing this (BWD) unit and doing system testing under race conditions it works we'll and that makes us happy,Cool deal = less heat. Thanks

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    (7 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Broke Right Away

    By 

    from Springfield, OH

    About Me Auto Enthusiast

    Pros

      Cons

      • Poor Quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about BWD Starter Relay:

        Failed on THIRD turn of the ignition switch. Worse, it failed ON and left our newly-rebuilt starter screaming as the engine started. This also caused the engine to not turn off, because the coil is powered thru this solenoid. Had to pull the coil wire to stop the ignition but then had to pull the battery cable to stop the starter. 30 seconds of panic, all caused by a piece of junk solenoid.

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        (7 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Poor quality

        By 

        from Springfield OH

        About Me Auto Enthusiast

        Pros

          Cons

          • Fails Quickly

          Best Uses

            Comments about BWD Starter Relay:

            Had read other low-rated reviews of this solenoid but was desperate to try to get our tractor fixed, so bought it anyway, rather than wait for a name-brand to be delivered (no others were in stock). The solenoid failed on the THIRD turn of the key, and failed LOCKED ON, so that the starter was still engaged, even though the engine was running. Turned off the key but the engine continued to run - because the coil was still energized thru the locked-on solenoid - so our newly-rebuilt ($90+) starter was still screaming. Jumped down, pulled the coil wire to stop the ignition but starter still was turning the engine over until I grabbed a wrench and disconnected the battery cable. A hectic 30 seconds. Will be very very wary of BWD parts in the future.

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            (9 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Junk

            By 

            from Maryland

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              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about BWD Starter Relay:

                  I've went through 4 of these in the last 6 months. Installed the 2nd one (wich was faulty from the start) & my Jeep tried to start as soon as i touched the cable to the post! Its a good thing they have a warranty, but I'll never buy a BDS solenoid again.

                  • Car & Truck:
                  • Casual Driver

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                  (6 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Disappointed

                  By 

                  from Watson, Louisiana

                  Helpful Reviewer

                  Comments about BWD Starter Relay:

                  The first one did not work. So I bought a starter. Didn't help so I swapped out solenoid 2 more times. Finally bought the AC Delco (scroll down), installed it and the truck started right up. A little disappointed-bought a starter for nothing. However Advance was good about making the solenoids good.

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                  (6 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Starter Solenoid for my 67 Ford Mustang

                  By 

                  from Mesa, AZ

                  Verified Buyer
                  3 or more reviews submitted

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install

                  Cons

                  • No issues as of yet

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving
                  • Performance Driving
                  • Replacement

                  Comments about BWD Starter Relay:

                  Have not started the car yet due to rebuild of engine.

                  • Car & Truck:
                  • Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver

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                  (7 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Part Failed Quickly

                  By 

                  from Aurora, Colorado

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                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about BWD Starter Relay:

                        It failed intermittently after 3-4weeks. then stopped for a week. then worked. Then I threw it in the trash and bought a DELCO. No problem so far with that one.

                        • Car & Truck:
                        • Casual Driver

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                        (7 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Did what its supose to do.

                        By 

                        from Byron, Ga

                        Verified Buyer
                        Helpful Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Replacement

                          Comments about BWD Starter Relay:

                          Better than OEM.

                          • Car & Truck:
                          • Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

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                          (10 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          poor product

                          By 

                          from Silver Springs, Fl.

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                            • Poor Quality

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about BWD Starter Relay:

                              New part only lasted about one week. Had to replace under warr.

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                              • Q:

                                does this part always go bad, because there has been many 4 that i have brought back , problems with these same one , don't like to keep going back and fourth to the store by bus and exchangeing the part on the car other parts might go so please give me a good one thanks
                                Asked on 10/24/2009 by dave from vernon nj

                                2 answers

                                • A:

                                  In my opinion, "YES". I am totally discusted (sp) with any item distributed by Standard Motor Products. BWD is one of Standards brand names. Standard was a distributer/manufacturer of high quality parts, at one time. This is no longer the case, they keep "taking money out of the product". This increases thier bottom line, and decreases quality.

                                  Answered on 10/2/2010 by Charrlie_S from Silver Springs, Fl.
                                • A:

                                  I had a ford that the ground from the engine to the frame was bad and that caused my relay to keep going bad. May not be your problem but after I fixed my engine ground,I had no more trouble

                                  Answered on 12/11/2009 by Dink from Sanford N.C.
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