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BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid

Part No. S5049P Warranty Details  
$19.99
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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.

Product Features:
  • 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 / Starter Solenoid
 
4.1

(based on 50 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (34)
  • Improves performance (7)

Cons

  • No improvement in performance (3)

Best Uses

  • Replacement (20)
  • Everyday driving (15)
  • Engine performance (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (14), Casual driver (12), Truck enthusiast (12), Mechanic (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Did the job! Replace your solenoid!

Had a shop I took my truck to 5 times to fix my car. Batteries were drained. The starter was replaced. Incredibly, no one ever checked or even looked at the mass of...Read complete review

Had a shop I took my truck to 5 times to fix my car. Batteries were drained. The starter was replaced. Incredibly, no one ever checked or even looked at the mass of wires around my solenoid. I replaced the starter - it was bad - and we had power - but by this time the F250 1988 had had problems for over a year. A little web research later, I ordered this part. Hard to install - because my other one fell apart as soon as I touched it - possibly 25 years old. Had to put everything on just right. Now, for the first time in years, the truck springs to life, I have no battery drains, and it starts right up without even having to get it gas - it never did that. At only about $20, I think one of the best investments you can make.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Buyer beware!

Bought solenoid & installed in older tractor. Only to find it no continuity when 12vdc was applied. Returned to store, replacement was readily available, checked it before leaving the store, it...Read complete review

Bought solenoid & installed in older tractor. Only to find it no continuity when 12vdc was applied. Returned to store, replacement was readily available, checked it before leaving the store, it to was defective!! Third one worked out of the box, been installed like a month and still seems to be working.

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2.0

Not impressed.

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

Did not work. Returned with no issue. Bought Motorcraft and it solved my issue.

 
5.0

The relay looks well built. I'd buy it again if I needed it.

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

I replaced the relay, along with the starter, to be sure I didn't run into any further starting issues in the future.

 
5.0

perfict fit no problem !!!!

By 

from walkertown N.C.

Verified Buyer

Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

very good part!!!!!!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Solid part

By 

from Pace, FL

Verified Buyer

Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

Good fit, quality part

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
1.0

Part was junk.....lasted one day.

By 

from Mass

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • None

Cons

  • Sub standard parts....very poor quality

Best Uses

    Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

    Buyer beware part quality is very poor. Only buy parts from here if you like doing the job more than once.

     
    4.0

    I'd buy this part again when needed

    By 

    from Apollo Beach FL

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

    Easy install

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    I would definitely purchase this part again

    By 

    from Apollo Beach FL

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

    Super easy to install

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    good deal

    By 

    from fort pierce fl

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

    Easy to install and truck fired right up.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    A bad one will stop you dead.

    By 

    from Annapolis, MD

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

    When you know the battery is good, but turning the ignition doesn't even produce that 'click-click' sound, you probably need a new solenoid. Hint: while having somebody turn the key, give the solenoid a gentle whack with a non-metallic object. This will probably get you going without the cost and trouble of a tow truck, but remember this doesn't solve the problem. Eventually even several not-so gentle whacks won't work. Simple and cheap to replace it. Just watch where the wires were on the old one. On my Ford F-150, one of the small terminals on the new unit was not needed.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Just what i needed

    By 

    from weatherly, PA

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

        Works great, truck starts like it used to without any problems.

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        • Q:

          where is the solenoid/relay on a 1999 ford explorer sport edition.
          Asked on 1/25/2017 by keesler27 from big rapids michigan

          1 answer

          • CUSTOMER CARE

            A:

            Happy to help, Keesler27! The starter solenoid is part of the starter. The system uses a relay located in the under hood fuse panel.

            Answered on 1/26/2017 by Solomon from AAP
        • Q:

          I own a 1991 Ford F-150 Truck 4.9 Engine with Clutch and I would like to know if this will properly fit in it?
          Asked on 11/13/2016 by Edog

          1 answer

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            A:

            Hi Customer, glad to assist you! This CARQUEST by BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid (Part No. S5049P) will work fine on your 1991 Ford F-150 Truck 4.9l engine and will fit properly.

            Answered on 11/15/2016 by Steve from AAP
        • Q:

          The relay I need is in a location where it is difficult to read the entire Motorcraft Part Number. I know that it starts our wit a sequence, but is there a place to cross-reference this part number with a Motorcraft part number, and if so, could you provide the URL?
          Asked on 4/15/2016 by ExplEngineer

          1 answer

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            A:

            Hi ExplEngineer! I can only look them up by a vehicle. Please provide us with the details of your application (including the year, make and model) and I will be happy to provide you with the correct product that can be used if available.

            Answered on 4/17/2016 by Solomon from AAP
        • Q:

          The relay I need is in a location where it is difficult to read the entire Motorcraft Part Number. I know that it starts our wit a sequence, but is there a place to cross-reference this part number with a Motorcraft part number, and if so, could you provide the URL?
          Asked on 4/15/2016 by ExplEngineer

          1 answer

          • CUSTOMER CARE

            A:

            Hi ExplEngineer! I can only look them up by a vehicle. Please provide us with the details of your application (including the year, make and model) and I will be happy to provide you with the correct product that can be used if available.

            Answered on 4/17/2016 by Solomon from AAP
        • Q:

          Where is the starter solenoid located on a 2001 Ford Sport Trac. Can't find it. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
          Asked on 1/2/2016 by Bug Man

          1 answer

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            A:

            Hi Bugman, I'm glad to assist you. The starter solenoid on your 2001 Ford Sport Trac should be located on the left fender just under the hood. Follow the heavy positive battery wire which is connected to the starter; starter is bolted to the bottom back of engine. The solenoid is part of the starter.

            Answered on 1/4/2016 by Solomon from AAP
        • Q:

          Will this work for my motorhome on a e450 chassis?
          Asked on 9/26/2015 by Joni

          1 answer

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            A:

            Happy to help you with your question Joni! Looking at some product applications this is predominantly a part meant for Fords. Looking deeper we found that for the "E" line the highest it will work for is 83-97, and 99 E350. The E450 started in 2003. For the diesel application with the 7.3litre engine we where able to find a solenoid Part No F492G. If you can provide us with some more specific information to your application we can research it more.

            Answered on 9/27/2015 by Panda from AAP
        • Q:

          where is the starter solenoid located on a 2000 ford explorer. we cant find it
          Asked on 8/11/2015 by deb

          1 answer

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            A:

            Hi Deb, I'm happy to help you! The starter motor on the 2000 Ford Explorer should be located underneath the engine, at the point where it attaches to the transmission on the passenger side. If you start at the battery, and follow the positive (+) battery cable, it will lead right to the starter. The solenoid is part of the starter.

            Answered on 8/11/2015 by Steve from AAP
        • Q:

          Is this made in USA?
          Asked on 4/9/2015 by Bub from Pa

          1 answer

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            A:

            Hi Bub, great question! Advance Auto Parts does sell Made in the USA products as well as products manufactured from many other countries in order to keep our pricing competitive. Please also keep in mind that many suppliers have multiple manufacturing plants that could result in different countries of origin for the same part.

            Answered on 4/9/2015 by Steve from AAP
        • Q:

          will this work on a golf cart
          Asked on 2/8/2015 by Mosley from appling,ga.

          1 answer

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            A:

            Hi Mosley! This Starter Solenoid for domestic vehicles. Please provide us with the details of your application (including the year, make and model) and I will be happy to provide you with the correct product that can be used if available.

            Answered on 2/9/2015 by Solomon
        • Q:

          where is it located at on a 2000 mercury mountanineer
          Asked on 10/31/2014 by chavez from houston, TX

          1 answer

          • CUSTOMER CARE

            A:

            Hi Chavez, To get more specific information on the location of this part I would recommend purchasing a Chilton or Haynes Repair Manual for your vehicle, not only will it show the location and also explain how to install, but you'll find it handy for many more projects on your vehicle. The repair manual part number is 36024.

            Answered on 11/1/2014 by Steve from AAP
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