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I'm trying to hook up a Supco 3N1 Starter on my GE refrigerator.

The starter has two black wires and my refrig. has black, orange and violet wires.How do I attach the three refrig. wires to the two starter wires?

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SOURCE: re sent wire diagram gat all messed up

have we spoke before in previous post?
the red can go to any 12v live peramanent such as wire to clock or other item that has power with ignition off and the same with the yellow if your putting these to the same permanent live say from clock you can join these to together red/yellow to red on clock
the black can go to any metal or neg wire.
This should then have your device working the only problem im looking at for you now is the pink wire as this stops you using the device whilst driving as it goes to handbrake but i need to find out if its live or negative.
You could just wire the red/yellow to live and black to earth then see if it switches on and works if not then let me know and ill see about the pink wire ok
Makes sure you use inline fuses on the live wires so as not to short the device out.
Make sure you know what is permanent live to put the yellow/red wire to.
It doesnt need to be ignition it only says this so you cant use it with ignition off but you can wire it into any live feed from clock or switches so its up to you what to wire it to its just the pink wire im concerned about.

PINK: does it tell you to put it to live or earth on handbrake switch?

let me know ok

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SOURCE: Wiring hard start capacitor in GE refrig

I would go back to person who gave that advice because just the right touch on that capacitor and YOU my friend will be in the hospital. If this is helpful, please post as such. TY

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The wires with the large loops go on the big terminal. The purple wire likely is the one with the smaller loop that goes on the right terminal (facing the solenoid). That is ith trigger wire from the ignition key.Do not permit the wires from either terminals to touch.

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does anyone have wiring diagram for 2005 jeep liberty ready remote car starter

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SOURCE: wire diagram i think

No I am not hooking up an amp or anythin like that just the radio its self... An all it will do it light up blue( the whole thing like it sud) but then the screen that is supose to show the radio stations won't show anythin but blue an when I open up the screen it disengage show anythin at all then the whole thing cuts off after a few sec

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