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1999 grand am gt how to touch wires on solenoid to start

1999 pontiac grand am and the solenoid on starter is bad i want to start the car to get it home. how to jump the wire on the solenoid or add a push button to the solenoid to start it

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Go from the POSITIVE on the starter to the solenoid, have key in run position as to ensure powe, this will get you home.

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