STARTER WIRES

  • Tiny
  • TheSandman
  • 1984 Oldsmobile Ciera
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 100,000 miles

I inherited someone elses problem. The engines in the cradle but none of the wires/sensors were hooked up, most are easy enough, but I want to make sure that I hook up the right wires to the big post of the starter. I have the battery cable, plus a set of 3 red wires connected to one post connector, one of these red wires (about a 10 guage red wire) runs directly to the alternator, the third set of red wires is the question. It is four red wires all hooked a single post connector and the run back into the wiring harness, does this also belong on the big post of the starter?

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Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 AT 12:00 AM

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  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
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The battery cable and all the red wires go to the main post. The only wire that goes elsewhere is the purple wire that goes on the small "S" terminal

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Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 AT 12:50 AM
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Thank you.

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