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2013 Honda Rancher 420 ES - Wont Start

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I have a 2013 Honda Rancher ES that wont start. Last night after running the atv for 10 minutes I parked it for 2 minutes. When I came back to start it up the atv would not run. It was turning over. All electronics are working properly. The battery is strong. I sprayed a little bit of carb cleaner in the intake with filter off and the atv started for a second. I changed the spark plug and it still wouldn't run. Whats the next step to check before giving up and taking it to the dealership?

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i would pull the spark plug and make sure you have spark, i think you do because the carb spray almost started it, then i would pull the fuel supply hose and make sure you are getting gas. check too that the kill switch isnt on and the bike is in neutral ...

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the kill switch is not on and the bike is in nuetral. Ill make sure im getting fuel...ill update this tomorrow night.

This is very wierd. I drove a few time last night and it ran great. then all of the sudden without notice it wouldn't start. THANK GOODNESS I was in the garage and not in the woods!!! Thanks for your replies.

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i would turn the key on but not start, and listen to the fuel pump cycle up. i think youre machine is electronic fuel injection. if you dont hear anything, check the fuses

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Update:

I checked all fuses and all looked good. I powered up the atv and didn't hear the fuel pump cycle. I checked warranty and its good until the end of next month. So Im taking it to the Honda Dealership tomorrow for repairs. I will update this forum as soon as I find out what the issues are with the Honda.

oxidized_black- Thanks again for all of you help!

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The dealership couldn't find an issue. They said after they went through everything and cleaned the terminals on the fuel pump that the four wheeler started right up. So Im guessing the issue was a bad connection. Thanks for all of your help.

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My 2013 honda rancher wont start. The magnetic cylinoid that connects behind battery just clicks.  I have replaced it with a new one new starter new battery. It still just clicks.  Please help

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On 4/11/2020 at 6:27 PM, Randy Hood said:

My 2013 honda rancher wont start. The magnetic cylinoid that connects behind battery just clicks.  I have replaced it with a new one new starter new battery. It still just clicks.  Please help

Can you jump the starter solenoid?

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