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Hey all!

just got this car a few months ago for a new project and have been trying to figure out the wiring issues before I move into the engine.

The fuse panel that I have is all sorts of jumbled around and doesn’t seem to match any of the references I have (Haynes handbook, Bentley bible.. no luck). So as a last resort I am asking someone who is more knowledgeable than I am, and hope you can help me.
I’ve been trying to get the engine to crank over with the ignition switch but I think there is something wrong with the wiring. My dash still lights up when turned over to the first position and I tested the starter in and out of the car and it seems to work just fine. The ignition key switch seems to be working as I can hear a relay clicking when I turn to start, but the starter doesn’t engage.

I'm also confused about relay 4 being in the position it's in because it seems to be a seat belt buzzer, which according to my books shouldn't be in that spot.

Any insight would be greatly appreciated as I have no clue where to start with this because nothing seems to be where it is supposed to be. (it's a long shot, but if you know where that brown wire connects to I'll love you forever.)


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yeah sorry I probably should have started with that. it’s an 82 rabbit convertible, I’m planning on doing a carb swap because I bought it with the cis completely missing from the bay. The electrics seem to “work” for the most part (dash lights up and I have some light functionality). I was primarily concerned about the relay in “M”. Because it’s a seat belt buzzer but the book says that it’s supposed to be for the wipers. Would that relay still work for that application? Or should I pull it and replace it?
 
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