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Old 09-14-2003, 05:02 PM
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solenoid wiring

Ok guys have a question.I was using a chevy starter.With the size of the motor ,someone told me to go to a mini gear reduction starter .Also mount a remote solenoid.now the car wont turn over at all.When the key is turned my tester light wont light up on the starter or on one post on the solenoid,the starter post.Do i use both small post on the solenoid or just the S one.Someone told me to run a wire from the coil to theI post.Hope you can help.Randy

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Old 09-14-2003, 05:13 PM
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I know this may sound dumb to some ppl,but is the solenoid grounded? I have seen two different types of remote solenoids. Some which are grounded through the mounting holes and the other that is wired to ground. Well after all its just a thought. And you should only have to use the "s" post ,this is how i have mine wired.
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Old 09-14-2003, 09:35 PM
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I installed a solenoid kit that I got from MAD Electrical www.madelectrical.com/
I'm attaching a drawing of how I hooked mine up. I pretty much followed there instructions and mine works great.

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