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steve shugart

1998 Suzuki King Quad ignition

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Howdy all, new to this forum, have a 1998 King Quad, ignition totally dead can pull start but with key in on pos. it will act like it's dieseling, key in lights pos. runs fine, could it be something other than ignition switch? Any help appreciated! 

 

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Hi people, I'm having an issue with my 1998 King Quad, when key is in pos. 1(start) no power,nothing same in pos 2(lights) when starting with recoil pos1 it acts like it's dieseling, switch to pos 2 runs perfect? I'm guessing new switch? any other possibilities? thanks for any feedback. SS

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You  can  check the ignition switch with a meter  to  see  what it is doing ,  but I  would suspect it is faulty. Possibly  has corrosion  in it. There is a possibility  of a  loose wire   or connection , but  I think  you  are right suspecting a  new ignition switch is in  order.

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Thanks for the input, did order new switch from Caitric got it yesterday and changed out. However the new one is mis manufactured as it has to long of a sleeve and not enough thread length to allow tightening down securely. Guess that's why it was so cheap🙄 So since I had the old one out, cleaned all the contacts, new dielectric grease, metered all connections and it looked good, so plugged it in and it fired right up everything working. Time to go mow!

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