"My BIL couldn't get the starter to turn bypassing the ignition system"
If the starter motor did not turn over with a jumper lead from battery direct to the starter, the problem will not be the transmission activated starter switch.
I'd be looking at the earth lead. Is it still attached at the back of the dash? If so go buy a new lead and run direct from the battery to a starter motor mounting bolt. Makesure all connections are clean and bright.
Re: Shift Lever Adjustment in reply to s19438, 09-04-2012 15:36:13
Nay bloody worries mate! Too bloody right it is. Earth is ground, ground is earth. Drink too many Fosters or castlemaines, you fall on either. Ground wires are brown, 'cause that is the color of earth... or so it was explained to me... pretty confusing, because Australian dirt is red... or it was last time I was there... I am getting confused.... btw, from the sound of what you are trying, the starter might be bad or jammed.
Fast Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship within 24 hours (M-Th). Expedited shipping available, just call! Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors. Compare our super low shipping rates! We have the parts you need to repair your tractor. We are a company you can trust and have generous return policies. Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ About Us ]
TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.