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Need help 2008 Yamaha Big Bear 250


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I bought my big bear in 2009, never had a bit of problem with it until last year. It quit starting but still would click when I tried to start it. I replaced the solenoid, the cdi module ( it was burned on one corner) and this year replaced the battery. I have all lights but still will not start and I do not have the clicking when I try to start it. Can anyone give me any ideas what to try next? I haven't had any luck finding videos about the 2008 Big Bear. I'm trying to avoid the expense of sending it to the shop. 

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Welcome to Quadcrazy.  Do you have the neutral light ? Reason I'm asking is maybe a problem with the neutral safety switch.   

Good point @Frank Angerano and after that I would test for power to the solenoid and start tracing back to the ignition switch. 

Check the (white?) 12V output wire of the solenoid that goes to the ign switch, make sure it has power. I had a Kawasaki a bit ago that wasn't providing output voltage even though the solenoid itself

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If you jump the two large wires on the solenoid and that stater did not crank then there is an issue with the starter most likely. By jumping the two wires your eliminating the solenoid.
A few things to check/test: 

Wiring, maybe the battery is stone cold dead or a bad cell inside the battery is causing this (Very common problem). Jump the atv with another power source to test that. 
Check the wire from ground terminal on the battery to the frame Is good. Remove it and clean and re install if in doubt.   
Check the wires (bigger ones) from the solenoid to the starter and make sure they are good (clean if need be).  
Take a tester and see if your getting 12v at the starter when you press the start button. 
If so then the starter may be bad or the brushes in the starter could be bad. 
Let us know what you find.  

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The votage going tothe solenoid is 14.2 with ignition turned off and 12 when its on. I don't have a red wire except for what is in between the fuses and of course its taped together with a bue wire. The battery is also showing 12 volts. I added a picture that I traced black cable to. Please ID it for me. Its attached to the frame with red wire out the front of it.  I'm really trying to avoid a big expense right now if I can 

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The solenoid is where you have to start. You should have two large red wires on the solenoid (pic attached). Jump the two nuts  together on the solenoid. One wire comes from the battery and the other goes to the starter. Follow those wires and they will lead you to the starter. If you jump them two together the starter should spin. If not then its a starter problem.  The pic you posted is the ignition coil.  
 

The pic I attached is the solenoid showing the wires from the battery and the arrow goes to the starter motor.  
The two nuts shown on solenoid are the ones that you should jump.  You may get a spark when you jump them its ok but should be only done for a second or two.  
 

 

 
 

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I don't have 2 red wires. I have the red cable that goes to the battery and a black one leads to the engine along with several other cables. Only way to know for sure is I am going to need to cut the zip ties to release all the cables so I can trace them better. Since the Bear is in the barn, I will do that tomorrow. That solenoid is different than what is in my yamaha. 

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Ok i marked  up the pic to hopefully help you out. The red marking is the wire that should go to the starter. The two blue dots are the lugs that you should jump together to see if the starter cranks. Jump them first for a second. See if the engine cranks.  Don't hold the jumper on for too long. The engine should crank up when they are jumped.  Make sure the atv is in neutral.   

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