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Old 07-31-2017, 06:15 PM
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Originally Posted by simplyconnected View Post
NO! (Nyles may be right).

Starter Solenoid power BEGINS at the key switch ('S' terminal), and only when the key is turned to the far right.

If your starter solenoid energizes without the key switch turned, you must have a short circuit. Power is coming from somewhere. Crack out the meter or test light and trace power at the neutral switch (red/blue wires). Again, there should be no power on either wire until the key is turned.

This circuit is VERY simple because it is ONE wire. It goes from the key switch, through the neutral switch, passes through a plug/receptacle and ends at the starter solenoid. It shouldn't go anywhere else. - Dave
With all due respect Dave, but the starter only engages for a split second when the lights are on and the shifter is moved to D. No lights, no problem. With the lights on, power is waiting at the Neutral switch to go to the back-up lights, as soon as the shifter is in Reverse. This power must be the reason for the starter to engage. I will remove the Neutral switch and try to find out how this can happen.

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