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01 big bear 400 cranking issues

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when starting, especially cold, electronically it drags on the first stroke. even with a new battery it still struggles. ive been told it could be due to high compression. If compression may be to blame, what should it be?

when cranking manually, it seems effortless.

Any ideas?

did a quick search and didnt see ne threads so i hope im not :beatdeadhorse5c:

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Sounds to me like the starter if it cranks effortlessly manually. Would have said battery but you said you have a new battery.

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