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mozy444

97 Prairie 400 won't start, electrical issue?

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It will start sometimes, but seems random. Here's what it does. Battery is fully charged and new. I just got the atv so I assume it has to be in nuetral to start. When in nuetral, turn on key and a round relay or something next to battery clicks once. Push start buttom, nothing. (if you turn on the key while in any gear, no click) I have used a screwdriver to jump across selenoid and it turns over, but will not fire at all and of course wont run.

Every once in a while when you turn the key on and push the start button, it actually turns over and starts up immediately. Runs great too.

Please help. Anyone ever had this problem or know what it might be or how to test for problem.

Thanks

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