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COLE HERSEE Ignition Switches

Two position is for engines with a separate starter pushbutton. Three position: Off/Ignition/Start. Four position: Accessory/ Off/Ignition/Start or Off/Run/Push to Choke/Battery-Start (magneto switch).

  • Brass construction, 2 keys supplied
  • 13/16" dia. mounting hole
  • Model 485799 has weather-resistant key slot and boot for additional water protection
Customer Reviews
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Two Position Ignition Switch, OFF/ON Functions 379016 M-489-BP
In stock online.

$44.99

Three Position Ignition Switch, OFF-Ignition-Start Functions 485799 M-550-14-BP
In stock online.

$49.99

Three Position Ignition Switch, OFF-Ignition-Start Functions 211896 M-550-BP
In stock online.

$43.99

Four Position Ignition Switch, ACC-OFF-ON-Start Functions 109399 M-712-BP
In stock online.

$47.99

Product Description

Two position is for engines with a separate starter pushbutton. Three position: Off/Ignition/Start. Four position: Accessory/ Off/Ignition/Start or Off/Run/Push to Choke/Battery-Start (magneto switch).

  • Brass construction, 2 keys supplied
  • 13/16" dia. mounting hole
  • Model 485799 has weather-resistant key slot and boot for additional water protection

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Cole HerseeIgnition Switches
 
3.9

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

60%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Easy to configure (8)
  • Reliable (6)
  • Durable (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • BOAT (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Power user (5), Casual user (3), Enthusiast (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

quality heavy duty switch

After buying a switch on sale I soon found out that saving money wasn't worth it in this instance. This switch seems like a better quality switch all around and hoping for longevity and...Read complete review

After buying a switch on sale I soon found out that saving money wasn't worth it in this instance. This switch seems like a better quality switch all around and hoping for longevity and reliability.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

save your money

thing fell apart in my hand. either defective plastic molding or someone broke this thing previously, glued it back together, and returned it so that it was put back on them shelf for...Read complete review

thing fell apart in my hand. either defective plastic molding or someone broke this thing previously, glued it back together, and returned it so that it was put back on them shelf for someone like me to buy. Either way. I cannot recommend this product to anyone... not even folks i dislike.

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5.0

Easy to install

By Nauti nole

from Orange park fl

About Me Power User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Ignition Switches:

      Very easy to install

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      3 position ignition switch

      By TJ Johnson

      from Oceanside CA

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Configure
      • Easy To Use
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Ignition Switches:

          I purchased this to replace the original on my sailboat. I was easy to install and works like it should.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Extremely Easy to Install

          By Mark

          from Fort Lauderdale, FL

          About Me Power User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Configure
          • Easy To Use
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Ignition Switches:

              Very easy to install and works perfectly

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Perfect replacement

              By Sea Jay

              from Brentwood, CA

              About Me Power User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Configure
              • Easy To Use

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • BOAT

              Comments about Ignition Switches:

              This was a replacement for one of the ignition switches on my Sea Ray 300.
              Easy to install. Well marked terminals and a conversion kit for other other connection methods. Well done.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              1.0

              save your money

              By Red Knight

              from seattle, wa

              About Me Enthusiast

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Cole Hersee Two Position Ignition Switch, Off/on Functions:

                    thing fell apart in my hand. either defective plastic molding or someone broke this thing previously, glued it back together, and returned it so that it was put back on them shelf for someone like me to buy. Either way. I cannot recommend this product to anyone... not even folks i dislike.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    1.0

                    Horrible

                    By T$

                    from Boston, MA

                    About Me Casual User

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Configure

                    Cons

                    • Not Durable
                    • Poor Design
                    • Rusted closed in 2 weeks
                    • Unreliable

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Cole Hersee Two Position Ignition Switch, Off/on Functions:

                      .

                       
                      5.0

                      Great OEM Replacement

                      By 88SeaRay300

                      from Florida

                      About Me Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Configure
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Reliable Performance

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Ignition Switches:

                          Very easy to replace defective OEM switch. Environmental protection with boot is great. Construction is solid.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

                          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Ignition Switch

                          By Alpineta

                          from atlanta ga

                          About Me Power User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Configure
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Reliable Performance

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • BOAT

                            Comments about Ignition Switches:

                            Three wire hook up, very easy to use.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal
                             
                            2.0

                            Looked good, looks are deceiving.

                            By John

                            from Largo, Fl

                            About Me Casual User

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use

                            Cons

                            • Not Durable

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Cole Hersee Four Position Ignition Switch, Acc-off-on-start Functions:

                              Installed this in my boat and it lasted less than one season of infrequent use.

                               
                              5.0

                              This was just what I needed

                              By Handyman Ed

                              from Bishop, CA

                              About Me Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Configure
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Reliable Performance

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • BOAT

                                Comments about Ignition Switches:

                                This switch should fit any application and is clearly marked for easy installation.

                                Service and delivery comments:

                                My order arrived promptly and was in a brand new unopened container.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal

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