Jus changed head gasket didn't mess with starter. Put everything back together. Starter turns but doesn't engage. New starter and does the same thing. Checked my main fuse and it has a little bit of c

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Asked by Nov 06, 2015 at 01:13 PM about the 2002 Mazda 626 LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Could the corrosion stop the solenoid from
engaging.

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You need a new solenoid or a whole new starter. If you are really handy you might be able take the solenoid apart and clean it but I would just buy a new one.

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I bought a new starter. The starter turns but the pinion doesn't engage

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