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Old 07-13-2020, 08:44 AM   #14
Patrick L.
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Originally Posted by aermotor View Post
How is it bad? It works and starts the car, the rod sparks when it touches the firewall because of no insulation in the rod centering retainer. I am just trying to understand the currant flow to cause this. Is it only when the switch is made or any time the rod touches the firewall?

John



There should be no electrons at all in the starter rod. Its insulated from the switch.
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