Ever wonder what happens when you turn the key or push the button on your vehicle to get it to start? This video will not only show you what part is responsible for this modern marvel, but it will also teach you something about the relationship between electricity and magnetism.
So please join me for the next 11min and we will explore the wonders of the starter solenoid.
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