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12 Volt Feed Until Engine Starts
James24785 - 13/6/18 at 07:30 PM

I want to illuminate the LED in my push button starter on ignition, but for it to then go out once the engine has started.
Can I simply double up on the feed to the oil warning light?


miskit - 13/6/18 at 07:38 PM

That would be a simple solution yes. Added benefit that it would come on with the oil warning light in case of a problem!

James24785 - 13/6/18 at 08:04 PM

That's that sorted then, thanks

AdrianH - 13/6/18 at 09:33 PM

Or your battery charge light.


gremlin1234 - 13/6/18 at 11:59 PM

Originally posted by AdrianH
Or your battery charge light.

that would (probably) work, but it's often used as an alternator 'sense' wire.
should be ok if using an led, but if lighting a bulb, it may cause problems.
I would use the oil light circuit

jossey - 14/6/18 at 06:25 AM

Or handbrake light

coyoteboy - 14/6/18 at 12:00 PM

Originally posted by jossey
Or handbrake light

Err, has nothing to do with engine starting?

jossey - 19/6/18 at 08:08 PM

Oh ye lol but you won't drive with it on haha