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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
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

Specs

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Cole HerseeIgnition Switches
 
4.0

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

73%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (10)
  • Easy to configure (9)
  • Reliable (7)
  • Durable (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • BOAT (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Power user (6), Casual user (3), Enthusiast (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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.

Reviewed by 12 customers

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5.0

Rugged/Reliable/Salt Water Resistant!

By Ken

from Oak Island , NC

About Me Power User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Configure
  • Easy To Use
  • Precise installation with ease!
  • Reliable Performance

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Ignition Switches:

      I need reliability. I trust the rugged brass casting and robust operation of this ignition switch. When I turn the key 15 miles "out", I want and need to hear engine noise! This switch delivers the noise!

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

                  Comments about Ignition Switches:

                  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 Ignition Switches:

                    .

                     
                    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 Ignition Switches:

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

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