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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-19-2018, 02:50 PM Thread Starter
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Starter problem

I just replaced my starter on a 66 Mustang with a 302 and it gets stuck on and keeps spinning after the car starts sometimes. Is it the wrong tooth count or a bad starter?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-20-2018, 04:46 AM
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Re: Starter problem

Same thing happened to me. I replaced the starter solenoid and that fixed it.

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Re: Starter problem

When converting to a later-model PMGR starter, first be sure to verify correct wiring in order to avoid starter hanging (starter run-on or slow release after key release) before trying other solutions. See this thread with the diagram and Ford Racing warning:


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PMGR starter wiring in classic models per Ford Racing guidelines:

Copied directly from Ford Racing:

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