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michel    Posted 09-15-2019 at 13:45:36 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • I am trying to find out why my 8n will not crank with the key, if i jump the solenoid there is a small spark, when I try to recrank it will sometimes turn over but then it wont, direct to starter no problem, any ideas

    K.LaRue-VA    Posted 09-16-2019 at 12:31:57 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Internal contacts in the solenoid may test ok with a light or meter but still not carry enough current to run the starter motor. Repair or replace solenoid.

    I just had a similar problem on my UTV. I went thru the cables, cleaning, shining, and replacing stuff until everything looked perfect, but the problem remained. I had to turn the key switch several times to get it to crank. They wanted $50 for a new solenoid, so I drilled the rivets and took mine apart. The contacts were burned. Filed down to good metal, polished them, reassembled everything with new rivets. That has fixed it.

    tex prexhurst    Posted 09-16-2019 at 14:10:13 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • When you say "jumped the solenoid" if you mean the large wires,I would look at the connections of cable running from the battery to the solenoid.

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