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    WR500 - what am i missing

    Totally newbie here,

    I have bought a wr500 - 89 model I think, I know my way around a 21 stroke engine fairly well and can figure most things out but i can't figure out what the leads coming from the battery connect to inside the electric box. I think i am missing something but can't work out what.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated


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    thanks. I have that drawing.

    So one of the red wires conects to the stator relay or both of them?

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    I believe you are missing the starter of those red wires should go to the battery, the other to the starter. Also, there should be a small red wire feeding into the CDI (or perhaps into the voltage regulator? I don't quite remember) that mounts on the same stud as the battery wire.

    Hope this helps.

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    Yes, what he said. Small round starter solenoid with rubber boot that holds it onto those two plastic pegs. Cheap on ebay.

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