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TIMOTO, Motorcycle Mechanic
Category: Motorcycle
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Experience:  Honda registered technician, silver level award, former Kawasaki/Suzuki tech, 40+ years exp.
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2003 300 4x4 keeps turning over when the ignition is turned

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2003 300 4x4 keeps turning over when the ignition is turned off..when you turn the ignition on the four wheeler starts and runs fine but the starter is still turning over
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  TIMOTO replied 1 year ago.

Most likely the starter relay is defective and the electrical contacts inside that send power to the starter motor are stuck in the on position.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
would it still turn the starter with the key in the off position if in fact it is the starter relay
Expert:  TIMOTO replied 1 year ago.

Yes, the power to the starter comes directly from the battery cable and does not go thru the ignition switch.