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Fourtrax 300 starter??

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Hey all I have a question on my 94 fourtrax 4x4. The electric start won't work. When I hit the button I hear the solenoid clicking but nothing happening. I put on a new solenoid and same thing happened. So I took off starter and checked it, brushes looked good nothing looked out of the ordinary. My battery is putting out 11.2 volts. I wouldn't think that would be it since I put a newer battery in from my other quad and still got same results. Any ideas I'm scratching my head on this one.

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hey there. Try taking the starter back out of the bike. get a good battery and jumper cables and jump the starter by its self. Hook the ground from cables to the case of starter. then use the positive cable and touch it against the terminal for the power. it should spin for you. Just make sure you hold the start with your hand as it has some torque and will want to move on you. Try that and you will know if it is good or a bad cable.

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Battery voltage is low , but that shouldn't stop it from spinning over .....even at 6 volts it should turn. Try cleaning the commutator and make sure all the brushes are making proper contact with both the commutator and the wiring.. Hold that starter tight when you "bump " it .. They have lots of torque and can jump out of your hand if you don't have a good grip. Problem could be a bad ground for the battery or a corroded positive cable to it not allowing enough current to spin the motor over.

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