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We have a boat that has a mercruiser alpha one I/o the cover on the carb says 230 v8. we need a wiring diagram for the kill switch because the boat runs with the kill switch in off position, doe

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We just bought this boat and are In the processs of getting it in good running condition. All of a sudden after disconnecting the kill switch wires, the boat has decided not to turn over. We think the starter solenoid just went out.

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Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I read what you wrote. Does your boat have one of those lanyards clips on it that you would pull to shut the engine down?

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If you pull that switch out there should only be 2 wires connected to it, both of which are purple. Is that what you have or do you have something different?

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