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Do you have a wire to the 'R' or ignition post on the solenoid?
Or 2 wires to the 'S' terminal? (purple wire only there)


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So what does this tell us??
Only that if it is a wiring problem that the problem (which I don't think it is) the problem lies between the safety switch and the S terminal of the starter solenoid.

I'm pretty sure that you have already disconnected the wire(s) from the "S" terminal while the problem was occurring and that action did not cause the starter to quit turning. If so, this latest test of disconnecting the safety switch means nothing.

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I have the one purple wire to the "S" side of the solenoid and the one yellow wire to the "R" side of the solenoid. Both of these wires were securely attached to the solenoid for this latest test.

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Take the wire to the "R' terminal off (and tape up) then try it?



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Wh y not take both wires off starter, R & S terminals and run 1 temp wire to the S terminal, if it stays engaged, one would think there is a Mechanical
Problem and not electrical. Whether it be in the starter or the drive engagement, not sure but worth the try. Or use somebody else starter and try.

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Try a different make solenoid.. Thatís what solve the problem for me in my tractor. The first two were the same make. Doing the same as your solenoid. I put the old one back in and no problem. Only thing, it was hit and miss if it would engage, so I knew the problem was in the solenoidís that I bought. I was able to find a NOS,, and it has been problem free for over a year.

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johnta1, I removed the yellow wire from the R terminal and taped it up. (Purple wire still connected to "S" terminal) starter still spins; quickly disconnected Neutral safety switch connector(two purple wires) from the neutral safety switch and starter still spins. So with no wiring (Effectively) connected to starter (other than the two red cables to battery and alt.) Where is the voltage coming from that keeps the solenoid engaged?? Could the second (New) solenoid be bad???

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Trying to find out if the OP (Dave) has me on his ignore list

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Dont even know how to do that. Dave

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Dont even know how to do that. Dave
Start on page one and read through all my posts.

You can't see what's wrong.

You can test for what's wrong.

The switch in the solenoid cap is being mechanically held closed when the starter is turning the engine over.

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^^^^^^^^ this

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