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post #31 of 33 Old 09-10-2019, 07:07 AM Thread Starter
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Have switched ( pun intended ) to using the keyed ignition switch for on and off function. Will look for any recurrence of the problem over the next couple of weeks. Lots of good discussion here. Some of it way over my head! lol Thanks to all for insightful thoughts.
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post #32 of 33 Old 09-10-2019, 11:11 AM
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There have been cases of ignition key contact issues on older models. I'll stick with using the simpler kill switch to stop current flow, 100% reliable, 0 failures. The are both in the same circuit:

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post #33 of 33 Old 09-10-2019, 08:47 PM
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The problem is you must still use the ignition switch after you have used the kill switch, so if your ignition switch is going to fail using the kill switch will not save it.

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