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Rialta ( Eurovan chassis ) Aux battery solenoid doesnt engage when IGNITION key turned to * ON * or AUX START switch is pushed ON . Solenoid will engage if a wire is connected between negative of coach battery and small input of solenoid ( they are 3 )

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If when you turn the key to start and the solenoid wire (small wire) gets current, check and make sure you have a good ground. If you do the starter is bad. Replace the starter and your problem will be solved.

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There is usually a fuse between the wire that connects the battery and the starter. Follow the wire from the battery towards the starter and you should locate the fuse.

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