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This is a discussion on Starter Wiring help within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I have 02 WRX, manual. I purchased the car without starter. I purchased one and I am trying to put ...

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    Starter Wiring help

    I have 02 WRX, manual. I purchased the car without starter. I purchased one and I am trying to put it in but I am confused what to do with the wires. I have positive from the battery, negative with a wierd metal 90 degree metal peice and a small black connector(I figured that one). I looked at the starter wiring diagram and it only shows positive going to it. Any help would be grately appreciated. Thanks!

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    The ground is a chassis ground, it's not connected to the starter. The battery wire and ignition wire get hooked to the starter, the ground just gets attached to one of the mounting bolts
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    Wow, It makes sense. Thanks I will give it a try

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    It works, Thank you for the help, now I have to deal with the CEL it is throwing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mirich View Post
    It works, Thank you for the help, now I have to deal with the CEL it is throwing.
    Glad it worked out for you. When you get it scanned, post up the code and I'll see if I can help
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