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Starter Motor Solenoid Repair Kit for Land Rover Discovery/Defender TD5 2.5

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The symptoms of this fault are very obvious; turning the key to start the vehicle you will hear a clicking sound and the vehicle will not start, this may well be intermittent with the first few attempts clicking then the starter engaging and the engine starting or you may be unable to start the vehicle at all.


corroded worn out td5 starter motor plunger
worn out solenoid contacts within the starter motor unit
The contacts and plunger wear within the solenoid housing causing the fault.

The cause of the fault with these starters is worn contacts and a worn plunger assembly within the solenoid housing. The wear to the brush gear, armature, drive gear and bearings is nominal and these components rarely fail, the starter motor is a very robust unit save for the solenoid contact and plunger which cause the faults. During its service life these copper contacts are spark eroded and wear away to the point that the electrical contact is lost causing the starter motor to no longer fire / function. It is a very straight forward job to replace these components with our new parts to restore the starter motor to full health, with no difference in cranking power in comparison to a brand new unit. It is extremely rare that the unit cannot be overhauled to restore function.

direct replacmeent of old plunger with improved x8r plunger
replacement solenoid contacts for starter motor unit
Install our replacement solenoid contact points and plunger to restore your starter motor

We offer replacement contacts and a plunger assembly which can be fitted within the solenoid housing to restore the starter motor to full power. The replacement process is extremely easy, pictorial and video instructions are provided by us to guide you through this process. Our repair kit allows you to save the cost of a new starter motor which will have the same contacts and plunger fitted causing the same faults over time.

UK stock
Machined to fine tolerances, a direct replacement!
Next day delivery available
Improved design parts
Renault Clio instructions

Land Rover Discovery Defender TD5 2.5 Diesel Starter Motor Installation Instructions - YouTube

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compete over haul kit of td5 starter motor
Land Rover Discovery Series 2 Models (II) TD5 2.5 Diesel manufactured from 1998 through to 2004.

compete over haul kit of td5 starter motor
Land Rover Defender 90 /110 Models TD5 2.5 Diesel manufactured from 1998 through to 2006.

Engine codes:

10P, 15P and 16P.

Starter motor part numbers:
OEM: 228000-7220, NAD101240. Nippon Denso.
Others: ACD STM617, Lucas LRT00171, Hella CS1242, Delco Remy DRS3718, XL 91371, QS2556, 80551389, 2.0 kW, 2.2 kW.

To be certain of compatibility part numbers can be found on a silver sticker on the starter motor body.
compete over haul kit of td5 starter motor

1x plunger and spring

x2 Contacts

x2 Long copper contact bolts

Teardrop insulator (not supplied by many)

3x Insulators

2x O ring seals

2x Washers

2x Lock washers

2x Full size nuts

2x Half size nuts

All needed is included to successfully repair your starter motor.
Please view our videos to see our parts being fitted and tested.