89 starter relay


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89 starter relay

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My 89 starter relay is fried and want to update to a later version behind the battery box which has a 4 pins instead of the 89 with 2 wires coming out. Is there a post here on how to rewire it properly ?

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Is this the correct part your gonna replace?(color coded wires)?
And can you post a picture or more details about what your gonna use.
The 4 pin relays can be different in the wiring pinout.

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Working on an 89 parts bike I just bought that the rear caught fire after the rear brake locked up. Just trying to see if I can get the engine to spin over.

The updated relay has 4 pins, while the 89 has a 2 wire plug. Looks like I need a different relay ?
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Ok.The 4 terminal solenoid.
Measure resistance between the 2 terminals closest to the fuse.Should be near zero.Remove the fuse..If the resistance goes to open use the other pair closest to the solenoid body to make the solenoid click.
Two terminals operate the solenoid and the other two connect to the battery lug on the solenoid.

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This should solve your wiring.

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CWN wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 12:32 pm
My 89 starter relay is fried and want to update to a later version behind the battery box which has a 4 pins instead of the 89 with 2 wires coming out. Is there a post here on how to rewire it properly ?
Thanks CWN
Your four wire starter relay A is to the right of the battery while the two wire starter relay B on your '89 is to the left of battery. All years of B relays have the two wires and going to the 4 wire A relay as a substitute would not be a later version, just a non intended use. :)
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Hi - Just saw your post you say you have a bad starter relay there !! - To over-ride this - Just put a insulated screwdriver across the plus and negative points on top of the starter relay - Watch vid - below -



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Also there is another second starter relay on the wing too !! - You will need too find the vin plate and id - Which wing you own they made different models for different country's - Mine is a US import but they made ones for Europe too !!

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