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98 g16a cart kept running when turn key off,took the 2 wires…

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98 g16a cart kept running...
98 g16a cart kept running when turn key off,took the 2 wires off side of starter,it quit running ,took key switch out an unpluged go to put wires back on starter it tries to start??
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Motorcycle Mechanic: HSQTECH,
 replied 7 months ago

sounds like the ignition switch needs to be replaced. if it would not kill engine when you turned it off, it is either a bad switch, or the kill wire is broken. being as it will not restart, I would change the key switch

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Why would the starter engage when putting the wires back on, with the key switch unpluged from the cart
Motorcycle Mechanic: HSQTECH,
 replied 7 months ago

you are sending power directly to the starter from the battery. the switch is what cuts the power. being as the switch is no good, it didn't kill the power though. a new switch should fix your issue

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