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1996 350 Wolverine won't start

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Hello every one, I am new to this forum and need a little help trying to get my 96 Yamaha 350 Wolverine started. I'll start at what I've done. New battery, new starter relay. Checked connections for corrosion, all seem fine. I use it mostly for plowing snow. Use a winch to lift blade. winch works great. I have power at the relay because i can start it with a screw driver if i half to. Neutral light works. Oil pressure light works. The oil pressure light goes out when you press the starter button. But no clicks, nothing. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

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Moved thread to the proper section and retitled it ,so hopefully you will get more help with your problem.

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If you are jumping it at the starter relay, and the starter cranks....I would start by checking your start buttton. Also, you may want to check the nutral safety switch and there's another swith at the handlebar I believe.

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I second Ajmboy's opinion on this matter. I would also inspect all wires in between as well.

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Checked the switches, and wires and all seem fine. Handle bar switch is working. Started it with a screw driver, while it was running hit the starter and it ran for a couple seconds, but wouldn't work again. Thought it might be the neutral safety switch. Don't have a wiring diagram to be able to check the switch. The neutral light works properly, don't know if those 2 switches are related. Thanks for the help so far.

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I'm not too familiar with that model but you might try setting the the parking brake if it has one or pulling in the clutch if it has a manual clutch. By using the screw driver your probably bypassing all the saftey features it has.

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Use a multi meter to track down the opening in the circuit. I still suspect the starter switch or neutral safety switch. Trace the path of the starting curcuit from the battery to the starter, you should be able to find the correct wires by following back from the wires that come out of the start button or key switch. The circuit will run through the neutral safety switch at some point so you should be able to find that too. You can test the start button by taking it apart and manually touching the two wires together. If that doesn't work, just keep moving down either wire untill you find the problem.

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