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How do I wire a new ignition switch

Model 917 series. Ignition switch went bad. Someone put on a John Deere and it fried the pickup coil. New one bought, but wires for switch are not identified as to which terminal they go on. anyone know?

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Carl54, take a look at the attached schematics. Slightly differ from each other due to age of the model but the wiring from the ignition switch is identical. this should help you with your task of re-wiring.

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Thank you very much! Should help a lot when I can get to it again lol!!

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It did fix it! Thanks!

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