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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
 
3.8

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to configure (8)
  • Easy to use (8)
  • Reliable (6)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • BOAT (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (4), Casual user (3), Enthusiast (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (8)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (3)

    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.

    VS

    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

    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
                               
                              4.0

                              quality heavy duty switch

                              By save the dolphins

                              from Wenatchee Wa.

                              About Me Power User

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

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

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Ignition Switches:

                                  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.

                                  Service and delivery comments:

                                  Got the product very promptly and in good condition

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal

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