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Where does the 2 hot wires coming from battery hook to, one hooks to starter, the other one hooks up where

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you just found your problem. the main wire or hot wire is the one which kicks up the starter when the key is turned.

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Large red wire from battery goes to large terminal on starter solenoid. There should be another smaller wire from the ignition switch that attaches to the small terminal on solenoid as well.

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You need to recheck your wires that you hooked up when you replaced the starter.You possibly have some that could be touching each other.If the the positive cable touches the purple wire on the solenoid the engine will turn over when you hook up the battery.Check your wiring very carefully.Hope this helps.Good luck.

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That sounds like the wire that should go to the solenoid to activate it and also engage the starter.

It should be the "S" M8 terminal.

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The easiest thing to forget is a ground strap. They are usually a flat braided un-coated cable at the back of the motor. When me and my brother changed out a ranger transmission we spent 2 days and $400 on new electronics. When we took it to the shop, they could not get a diagnostic reader to work. $2.76 for a cable, and $75 for labor, the truck fired up.

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