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WIRING HELP FOR MERCEDES 450 SL

1975 Mercedes Benz 450sl • 180,000 miles

I have a 1975 450 sl that I am working on.I can't get the ignition switch to engage the starter. I installed a new ignition switch and have verified power from the battery up to the block on the passenger wheel well. It would appear there is a break in the wire or fusable link from the ignition switch to this block. Any ideas on where to look for a link between the two? I have 12 volts from the starter to the block on the wheel well and it starts just fine from there using a jumper wire. Do you know what color wire it is from the ignition switch to the block on the wheel well. I would be happy just to bypass and run a new wire. Any help is greatly apprecated
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Jhoward250
February 6, 2011.



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