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What color wires are on the connections starter relay

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What color wires are on...
What color wires are on the connections for the starter relay located behind the battery on my 1996 Minnie Winnie DL. I changed the relay and lost the paper I had written the wiring diagram with the colors on
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RV Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, RV Mechanic replied 1 year ago
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are you referring to the Starter Relay that engages the Starter when the Key is held to "crank position"?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I think so It's the only one on the front radiator mount behind the battery. I have a Large red wire about size 2 Two yellow wires one a size 14 the other a size 10, a gray fusible link and a double connector that will fit over both main terminals.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Also a pink and blue size 14 for the relay control. I know where that goes.
RV Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, RV Mechanic replied 1 year ago

IF this is the Starter Relay that engages the Starter when the Key is held to "crank position", then there should be a direct Battery (+) Cable from the Battery
That direct Battery (+) cable goes to one side of the Large Studs
There should be a large Cable that goes down to Starter
That large Cable goes to the other Large Stud
The other wires with "large" holes will go to the direct Battery (+) Large Stud
Depending on "which Starter Relay was used" there should be a small wire that goes to the small Stud that has Voltage + when the Key is held in Crank Position
This wire engages the Starter Relay...should be pink

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RV Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, RV Mechanic replied 1 year ago

The Relay is only engaged when the Key is turned to Crank Position........
So the Relay will not power anything else, but the Starter

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
According to the wiring I received from Ford tech a large red wire goes to another battery located under the stairs. The double connection comes from the battery. where do the yellow wires go and the gray fusiable link?
RV Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, RV Mechanic replied 1 year ago

as I posted..........The Relay is only engaged when the Key is turned to Crank Position........
So, any other wires that need to be "hot" (constant voltage) all the time would connect where the direct Battery (+) cable goes
They use one side of the Starter Relay "large posts" for a junction for Battery Cables & Power to other components
Just be sure the Cable that goes down to the Starter (you will have to physically look) connects to the "other" Large Stud
When the Key is turned to Crank Position, the Starter Relay connects internally the Battery (+) & the Starter.....nothing more

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Sorry I forgot to mention it's an E350 Ford chassis. 1996
RV Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, RV Mechanic replied 1 year ago

yes....I figured that.........probably a 460 or 7.3 diesel.......

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Yup 460 gas
RV Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, RV Mechanic replied 1 year ago

thanks...........The Starter Relay connects only when the Key is turned to Crank position

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Yup sorry I found the red wire going to the rear battery. It comes off the battery direct. sorry this isn't helping I still have two yellow wires and a gray fusiable link. they all have large terminals. where do they go?
RV Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, RV Mechanic replied 1 year ago

please reread my answers
ALL Large ring / terminals go to the Large Stud that has the Battery (+) cable connected to it
NOT to the Starter Cable that goes down to Starter

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok I'll try that. They ALL have large rings except the pink and blue one for relay control. Have a great day. I have to go to work.
RV Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, RV Mechanic replied 1 year ago

let me know if you need further.........

thanks

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RV Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, RV Mechanic replied 1 year ago

did you need more information?

please respond

thanks

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