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2000 Yamaha Grizzly 600 Electrical Problem

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I have a 2000 yamaha grizzly 600. I unplugged my Grizz from the battery tender yesterday and it started right up. left it idle while i put on my Carharts to plow snow. It shut down as it usually does when i have the choke on to start. I tried to restart it and all I could get was a clicking sound from the back of the grizz above the glove compartment where all the electrical boxes are located. I checked the battery and it is fine, the lights are bright for the nuetral and 4x4 but the headlights are half bright and there is no power to my warn winch. Any ideas as to if it is one of the electrical switches in the rear not letting power pass by?

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It sounds to me like your battery is not fine, or maybe you have bad cables. The headlight being dim says that it is not getting much juice. The clicking noise you hear is the solenoid trying to activate the starter, but there is not enough power to turn the starter. I would take the battery somewhere to have it tested. If it is ok, start checking connections, then, google voltage drop test, and test your battery cables.

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I agree with DD. If the battery tests fine, more than likely it's a loose connection at the battery or bad cable. Have you checked your connections yet?

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