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Old 08-27-2011, 11:53 AM   #1
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Ignition Problems

I have a Safari Renegade 1999 Harney Coach. Several months ago I turned it on, the motor did not turn on, but the stater turned and then would not stop --- I disconnected the battery to stop it. When I turn the ignition switch on - nothing happens - no dash lights etc. When I press the reserve battery switch, I can turn on the motor home via the ignition swithc and the dashlights come on.
Could this be a stuck relay switch from the ignition ??? The ignition switch works when the reserve battery button is pressed...so I figure the ignition switch is not faulty ...nor any
fuses.... any help would be greatly appreciated...


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Old 08-27-2011, 12:01 PM   #2
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If your batteries were low when you tried to start it, the starter would stay engaged, caused by the starter solenoid contacts being fused together.
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