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After motor work starter runs when power applied

Just finished puting everything together after changing t-chain tensioners & rear head. Filled fluids, connected battery, turned key on - lights as they should be. Hit starter button & starter cranks (engine is turning over). Released starter switch - starter keeps cranking. Turned key off - starter keeps cranking. Had to disconnect battery to kill it. If I touch neg. battery cable to battery, starter cranks.I did have the starter gears off when doing the engine work. Sounds electrical to me but I don't know where to start to resolve the problem. I thought I was careful about puting everything back the way it came off.
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Sounds like starter solenoid is staying energized sending continued power to starter. need to make sure you plugged the right wire from the starter button and not another hot wire w/ fulltime hot. also if thats ok need to test for power turning off to solenoid when releasing button. if thats ok try tapping on solenoid. lastly, make sure your positive cable from battery is hooked to starter solenoid, then another hot cable(longer) hooks from solenoid to starter, if you hook long hot cable directly from starter to battery, starter will continueous spin.

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Reference:
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Date:
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1995 Nissan-Datsun 200SX L4-1597cc 1.6L DOHC MFI (GA16DE) Page 3
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