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Old 01-15-2020, 05:37 AM   #6
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Your understanding of the power distribution is correct. The jumper post is where 3 cables come together. One cable goes directly to the starter and the other to the fuse boxes.

Yes the starter needs 12VDC from the battery and a voltage from the EWS. I believed itís also 12VDC.
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