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I need to wire a 5 post relay to a normally open switch for…

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I need to wire...

I need to wire a 5 post relay to a normally open switch for a trans brake

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

4 hours, the switch in the shifter is normally open, it needs to be closed to work rite so I thought I would use a 5 post relay and its not working rite

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

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Hello, I'll post a wiring diagram below for it with a normally open switch. With it wired this way your switch will ground the pull in side of the relay when pressed, energizing the transbrake.

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