Rigging up a kill switch, need help..

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Josh.S, Nov 12, 2006.

  1. Josh.S

    Josh.S LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,085

    Hey, I have an Encore 36" WB with a 14 kawajunky engine... I need to rig up a kill switch cause when I bought it everything was disconnected and they just choked out the motor....but that way keeps fouling out my plugs like every other day..

    I am pretty sure it had a kill bar installed on it from the factory, but I would just like to rig a rocker switch or something up to it... there is 2 wires that run near the handle bars that I thought would be the kill wires, I tried touching them together and grounding them out and stuff and it won't die... I have some pictures on here and if somebody could tell me how install a kill switch I would really appreciate it..


    - Josh

    PS : The picture "wires" is where the the handle bar wires run to.. and the picture "wires2", I thought the black wire might be a kill wire but I don't know what to do with it..

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  2. khouse

    khouse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,465

    there should be one wire coming out from the blower housing from the coil (kill wire). Connect from it through your switch of choice and then to ground.

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