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I have a sears tractor model #994.609312. on page 31 from the owner's manunal at the lower left side of the page there is a picture of the INGITION SWITCH and going from the top of this picture left to right and so on. 1. G and it has 2 black wires. 2. L and it has 1 yellow wire with a # MG043010. 3. A1 and it has 2 blue wires. 4. S has 1 white wire. 5. A2 has 2 green wires 6. M has 2 black and white wires 7. B has 1 red wire I am trying to Identify which one is the INGITION WIRE. can any one help?

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  • lynnbray Oct 03, 2010

    I have tried the M wire but just one of the two. Sorry I should say I am trying to connect a control switch for a 48" snow blade so the electric lift will work, This will let the winch out and in. So I have connected one of the black and white wires to the control red wiire with a instant connector and when I use the control switch to let the cable on the winch out the tractor startes to die, do I need to use both black and white wires in is contection, or what do you think



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Ignition (if you mean the starter motor) is generally the last one. Why? Because there you turn the key to turn the motor and start the engine. After it starts the key comes back. If there is any other function after this the engine would start and then only would reach that function. So, starter is the last. Which should be the red as you have mentioned in your query.
You can check it practically as well. You will have to look below the ignition switch. Do that and try to start the engine (in neutral gear so that the tractor does not move). leave the key there and note its position. From your description you would know which is your ignition wire.
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S White Wire (Accessories)

M black wire (Ignition)

B Red Wire (Starter solenoid)

G Black wire (you gotta trace this one, it goes to ground, which is a point where the wire is bolted to the frame)

L No connection

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