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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 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
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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