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Old Jun 10th, 2010, 04:15 PM     #1
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starter relay

need to know the wiring diagram of a 5 post starter relay.
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starter relay

You mean cube relay that plugs into the fuse box.

If the answer is "YES", then....

Pin #85 & #86 are the coil windings. Applying 12 volts to these pins will activate the relay.

Pin #30 is the armature.
Pin #87A is the normally closed contact.
Pin #87 is the normally Open contact.

K=5=87
T=4=87A
E=3=30
S=2=85
U=1=86

That's all she wrote! Have a Good one..

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Re: starter relay

A diagram for the terminals of the common starter relay on Harley's and also used in other applications also like brake lights etc. This relay can be used to control such things as driving/fog lights/larger headlights where a smaller control lead wire is desired to the switch.

For testing purposes, the relay can be jumped from terminals 30/51 to #87 to check for a bad relay. Doing this only verifies if the relay itself is the problem and does not verify the wiring to the solenoid or bar switch. Jumping it in this way will crank the engine with the ignition key on so make sure the bike is in neutral.

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