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bad wires on Rectifier - '78 GL1000

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I've finally decided it's time to change out the rectifier but think I made a mistake... When I was cutting the bad wires out I didn't keep track of which yellow wire goes where on the rectifier! Does it matter?

When looking at the wiring diagram schematic... yellow wire #1 comes from the stator/alternator, yellow wire #2 comes from the stator/alternator and the regulator, yellow wire #3 comes from the stator/alternator but I think it is switched because the diagram shows it going thru the Starter Engine Stop Switch! Some explaination of all this would be great! and I need to know if it matters which yellow wire is connected to which terminal on the rectifier? If so how do I figure out which wire is which!?

Also I found a extra green wire that was NOT connected to anything when I was disconnecting/cutting the bad wires out ! What should I do with it!?

See pictures of bad/melted wires... what I have not after cutting wires... the replacement rectifier... and the color wiring diagram schematic...




Honda Goldwing GL1000 1978 to 1979 Color Schematic-DDF6B.jpg

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The three yellow wires doesn't matter if they are in the same order as the stator produces and delivers 3 phase AC voltage through them.. Can't help on the green wire.... Sorry...

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