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Old 05-31-2021, 09:41 AM   #1
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Electric choke

Good morning everyone, I need help ( wife tells me that everyday) Iím trying to hook up an electric choke wire 12v in my truck. Says must be on keyed ignition.
Can I wire to alternator or do I have to wire to ignition switch? If so what terminal on key switch should I use? Thanks for any help.
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Old 05-31-2021, 04:35 PM   #2
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Re: Electric choke

The best place to wire it would be at the fuse box. There is a terminal marked ign. unfused. Put an inline fuse in the wire about 10 amps. Do not hook it to the alternator.
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Old 05-31-2021, 06:14 PM   #3
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Re: Electric choke

Thank you.
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Old 06-01-2021, 12:21 AM   #4
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Re: Electric choke

The alternator would be a bad choice. Since it would always receive power, you might as well not have a choke. You need to make sure that whatever source you use does not have power with the key off.
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Re: Electric choke

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The best place to wire it would be at the fuse box. There is a terminal marked ign. unfused. Put an inline fuse in the wire about 10 amps. Do not hook it to the alternator.
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Did what you said and the choke works great, thank you.
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