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harveyj088

2002 Yamaha Kodiak 400 - Starter Problems

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hey guys been doing tons of reading on here but cant quite find what im looking for. I have an 02 kodiak 4x4 that wont start. the starter turns but something is not right. i dont know if its a bad starter or something else. when trying to start, it sounds like a car starter when not engaging. I dont really know how else to describe it. the starter bearing seemed ok when i pulled it off to fix the flywheel key but imnot exactly sure how it is supposed to look.... any help would be greatly appreciated... thanks

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the starter might be shot. it will spin freely but not under a load?

i would take it off and bring it to an automotive shop where they can test it under a load. i'm sure there are rebuild kits for that starter too ...

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