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Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2006 05:50 AM
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hey guys i need help!!!!
what i have is a 67 baja, and i am in the process of rewiring it, with one of the general wiring harrness from empi i think.
i pretty much have the whole car wired, but when i went to start the car, with the key turned to the first click (accessories position) the car starts, and the starter wont shut off, but when i move the key to the actual spring start position, the engine shuts off, and when the key springs back, the engine will start back up.
so basically, it seems like the start positon is acting like a kill switch

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I went through three "universal" switches before I gave up. (same problem)

Try a VW one.

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The switch seems to be wired backwards.


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thanks i'll try it

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any other suggestions?

thanks for the help

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Post Post subject: Re: wiring help
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push button starter switch.


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Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2006 08:17 AM
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yea i agree with Bajafun...i put a push button in mine and it was simple.

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Buy a replacement ignition switch for a 65 bug, they are reliable and have push on connectors. They only have 3 wires, and will fit on the dash on the lower left side of the ash tray.


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