Spitfire Starter Has a Life of Its Own
by Barry Adams, email@example.com Below is the problem, diagnosis and solution to a problem I asked for help from the “firstname.lastname@example.org” mailing list a few days ago. Hopefully, this will help someone else if they encounter this unusual problem.
Starter on 74 Spitfire turns over constantly regardless of rather the key is in the start position or not.
Reference Page 258 Haynes Workshop Manual. A WR wire runs from the starter switch to the Interlock Module (which I think is only found on the 74’s). From this module a WO wire runs to post W2 on the starter relay. The above two wires should only carry current when the starter switch is in the start position. This