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Old 01-31-2013, 11:10 AM   #37
Greg Bender
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Location: Cave Creek, Arizona, United States
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Originally Posted by flemsmith View Post
I've been looking at the main harness, and someone has run the wire to the starter relay external to the 15 pin plug. Are you aware of any reason that should be necessary as long as I'm replacing that plug anyhow?
Hi Roy,

There shouldn't be any reason for that. It should be a white/black wire that provides the ground (through the handlebar) to terminal 85 of the starter relay. This wire should be position number 3 of the Molex 15 terminal connector. There is very little load on this wire...not sure why anyone would want to run it external? Perhaps the starter failed to actuate at some point and this was part of their diagnostics???


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