Starter Switch (floor mounted)
Fits 41-49 MB, GPW, CJ-2A

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Starter Switch (floor mounted)
Fits 41-49 MB, GPW, CJ-2A
New Replacement Floor Mounted Starter Switch

Foot actuated floor start for early style starter motors. Bolts directly to floor board with proper terminals for harness.

41-45 MB
41-45 GPW
46-49 CJ-2A
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Questions: I'm looking for a cable hookup starter pedal for a M38. I have the hole in the floor but it starts with a key. It has been converted to 12v and has the F head engine.
Question By: Steve Smith on Jul 14 2022 5:45 PM
Email and we can try to help. Email us some photos of what all you have there.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Jul 14 2022 11:42 AM
Questions: Will this work with a 6-volt system, it looks simular to one I need to replace in my Dodge Brothers
Question By: John Quigley on Nov 6 2021 7:47 PM
Yes 6 and 12 volt systems.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Nov 8 2021 5:40 AM
Questions: Is this a momentary on switch, and 12 Volt?? I'm looking for an alternative to a steering wheel mounted horn button, and I'd like to try a foot switch. This seems a lot sturdier than a golf cart foot switch.
Question By: Dan on Oct 3 2021 3:11 AM
Email some more vehicle information and all what your trying to do and we can help out.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Oct 4 2021 5:32 AM
Questions: I'm working on a 1953 CJ3B. The starter switch is a floor mount under the body.. This switch looks like the one but it is listed for a CJ3A. Is there another under the body switch for a 3B?
Question By: Willoiam Johnson on Mar 17 2021 4:16 PM
Typically in 1953 you have mechanical linkage. Please email some more starter info and we can help.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Mar 17 2021 10:56 AM
Questions: I have a cj2a from 47, I'm trying to get it as original as possible, should I put this starter switch or solenoid? Thanks
Question By: Emilio on Sep 3 2020 1:36 PM
This would be what they originally used. A solenoid would no be original.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Sep 3 2020 11:59 AM
Questions: I purchased a floor mounted starter switch from you for my 1946 CJ2 . The hole in the floorboard is round so the unit can't go in from the top because the protruding base is square, The plunger you activate with your foot is too big to go thru the hole from the bottom. Am I missing something here?
Question By: Dennis Butterfield on Apr 4 2019 1:35 AM
Take a picture of the hole your putting it thru so i can confirm your placement and if body tub is original.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Apr 4 2019 6:18 AM
Questions: Is it for 24 volt
Question By: Troy haberichter on Jun 28 2018 3:27 AM
No, these are for 6 or 12 volt. The 24 volt were on the starter itself. We have them as well.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Jun 28 2018 6:00 AM
Questions: If this is installed, and it is a key-less start, do you press on the switch again to shut it off? Thanks for help
Question By: Chris on Apr 5 2018 3:27 PM
It only gives power when pressed down with your foot. Once you release your foot on the button, its off.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Apr 5 2018 9:36 AM
Questions: Pardon my ignorance here, but can I remove my key ignition altogether and simply use this floor starter instead? (essentially it would be a key-less jeep) 1946 CJ2A, 12 volt Thanks
Question By: Chris on Jan 26 2018 5:57 PM
Yes, people do this all the time.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Jan 26 2018 10:05 AM
Still need an ignition switch of some kind
Answer By: mike brady on Sep 8 2019 9:05 PM
Questions: i have a 57 cj-5 6 volt 134f head. It has a floor starter button (not hooked up) . It has a push button on the dash and i want to switch it to the floor starter button. I cant find any wiring diagrams anywhere Can up advise. Thanks KB
Question By: Kevin on Aug 13 2017 8:28 PM
This floor switch would do the trick. Call us toll free. You can ask for Mike M. You can just wire it directly to this.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Aug 15 2017 6:36 AM
Questions: Mine is orig 1945 gpw. It has a lever on the starter that moves the small starter gear into position and at the same time actuated the starter. Then when it's started it springs back. Question is will this switch when pressed kick that gear into place? And then get out of the way when it's started?
Question By: Richard Terwilliger on Sep 28 2016 2:09 PM
That would be a starter out of a CJ-3A or a CJ-3B not a Willys MB. The CJ-3A or CJ-3B used mechanical linkage originally. This is for a cable hook up.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Sep 28 2016 9:28 AM
Questions: Will it work with a 1942 GPW which has been converted to a 12 volt system?
Question By: Mark on Jan 8 2015 12:00 AM
Yes, this works on either 6 or 12 volt.
Answer By: Willys Tech on Jan 9 2015 12:00 AM
Questions: I have a CJ2 been converted to 12 Volt negative ground. Is the starter switch positive or negative ground? Or does it make a difference? Thank you.
Question By: Anonymous on Nov 21 2014 12:00 AM
The starter switch doesn't really have anything to do with + or - ground.
Answer By: Willys Tech on Nov 24 2014 12:00 AM
Questions: Does the floor mounted starter switch go under one of the pedels and also i have a generator on my jeep does that mean that it is a 6 volt motor
Question By: Ricky on Jun 4 2013 12:00 AM
It goes to the right of the accelerator pedal. You will have holes in your floor board to mount it.
Answer By: Willys Tech on Jun 4 2013 12:00 AM
Questions: I have an early CJ3A. Original floor starter in not operable and looks like a large button at the top left of the transmission cover plate. A previous owner seems to have fabricated a lever action floor starter mechanism as a substitute. Will this switch also work with the CJ3A? Is there a separate electrical harness part to connect to the starter too?
Question By: Bruce on Dec 15 2010 12:00 AM
They originally used a lever on the starter motor for a mechanical start so this item really wont work. Sounds like they may have tried to do some repair. We can get all that good used.
Answer By: Willys Tech on Dec 16 2010 12:00 AM