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Offline jamik.honda

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starter solenoid ( magnetic switch )
« on: March 27, 2021, 01:17:29 PM »

Hi, guys
just received a new starter solenoid from David Silver. Like a wally that i am, i didn't note which cable went to which post on the solenoid
does it matter?
thanks in advance

Offline robvangulik

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Re: starter solenoid ( magnetic switch )
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2021, 01:39:31 PM »
Not really, the coil inside will be an e!ectromagnet whichever way the current flows. :D

Offline Macabethiele (Ted)

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Re: starter solenoid ( magnetic switch )
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2021, 11:14:04 PM »
When I was looking at my bike I found this picture useful as the rubber cover had a best fit situation so I used the rubber cap that is not symetrical  in making the choice.
The photo is not my bike its an image I downloaded.
As has been said it works either way but you may find your wiring fits better if you fit it as it was.


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Offline Oddjob

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Re: starter solenoid ( magnetic switch )
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2021, 05:25:41 PM »
The pole nearest the starter motor is the one for the starter motor.
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