Someone may have broken the lug off of the wire and then put the wrong
one on it because they forgot where it should be connected. If it's as
large a wire the other browns on the post, I suspect it's hooked up
wrong. The male spade on the solenoid is for the smaller wire from the
start post on the ignition switch. On my '69 B it's a white & red wire.
The Bentley wiring diagrams for the B show it can also be white/brown
for '69-70. The C could be different but maybe not. Anyhoo, that was
my thinking based on your saying it was a __large_ brown wire.
James Schulte wrote:
> What do you mean by, "someone wired it up wrong?" If the starter has a
> large post and all the brown wires except one have a round spade on
> them, then naturally they go to the post. If the one brown wire has a
> female push on spade and there is only one male receiving spade on the
> starter, naturally, that's were that wire goes, right?
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> Sounds like someone wired it back up wrong after changing out the
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