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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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  • 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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Connector Gender:No Connector
Continuous Duty:No
Hardware Included:No
Terminal Gender:Male
Terminal Quantity:4

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BWDStarter Relay / Starter Solenoid
 
2.2

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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    (9)

31%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Replacement (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Takes the heat and keeps on ticking

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...Read complete review

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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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Junk

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...Read complete review

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.

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5.0

Work great

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

Work great

 
1.0

Stuck on

By 

from Clovis, NM

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Stuck in the start position.

    Best Uses

      Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

      I hooked up the battery and the car instantly started.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      1.0

      Junk

      By 

      from Altmar NY

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      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

          Used to replace on my 79 F150. Worked good for a week. Then started not working at all to sticking on so you have to wack it with a wrench to disengage the starter.

           
          4.0

          Carquest BWD Starter Relay - Solenoid

          By 

          from Bellefontaine Ohio

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          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Improves Performance
          • Oe Style

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Engine Performance
            • Everyday Driving
            • Replacement

            Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

            My transportation was not up to my specifications. I needed to replace various items on my 1979 F150 pickup. After some research, I purchased this item even though it was rated LOW by other individuals. I took it out of the box and noticed that it looked well built and even had some weight to it. I was surprised!! It was installed and tested in place. The truck started up with NO ISSUES.

             
            1.0

            don't bother

            By 

            from columbia sc

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            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

                as soon as i hooked up battery cable the car tried to start. good thing car was not in gear at the time. measured with VOM and found the primary shorted.also the main terminals are to short. can't install more than one cable as required.

                (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

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Good quality
                • Improves Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Racing

                  Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

                  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

                  (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 / Starter Solenoid:

                      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.

                      (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 / Starter Solenoid:

                          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.

                          (9 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          Junk

                          By 

                          from Maryland

                          Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

                          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

                          (6 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          Disappointed

                          By 

                          from Watson, Louisiana

                          Helpful Reviewer

                          Comments about BWD Starter Relay / Starter Solenoid:

                          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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                          • 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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