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Old 03-16-2006, 11:28 AM
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walker prob

when I turn the key once it sounds like the starter clicks. When I turn the key again to the run position the relay clicks. Can't get her started.
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Old 03-16-2006, 11:45 AM
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Could be the solenoid maybe. Btw, what town are you from, im in franklin.
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Old 03-16-2006, 12:00 PM
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I'm in Lincoln. It was running it december, and got wet during transporting and didn't start. I was thinking it was just a bad relay. I bought it used in december and am selling it now, but trying to get it running. its on ebay.

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Old 03-16-2006, 01:31 PM
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Tap on the starter with a metal rod or something that will fit down there while turning the key to start.

My starter did that for a whole year, hitting it would start it every time. Only when the starter sat or was in moist area. Would only do it after sitting a while, it would go all day without a prob until you let it sit a while again.
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Old 03-16-2006, 01:59 PM
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Tap on the starter with a metal rod or something that will fit down there while turning the key to start.

My starter did that for a whole year, hitting it would start it every time. Only when the starter sat or was in moist area. Would only do it after sitting a while, it would go all day without a prob until you let it sit a while again.

It could be rusting on the inside
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Old 03-16-2006, 02:03 PM
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clean your ground connections (battery to frame). check all your wire connections and make sure they are clean, too. can you jump the starter and start it? do you know how to?
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Old 03-16-2006, 02:22 PM
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if u get it started then i will speak to my dad about geting it.
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Old 03-16-2006, 05:49 PM
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thanks for the replys. The wire is all screwy because the previous owner changed the wiring when the 26efi was converted to an air cooled and had a carbarater put on. I will try tapping the starter tomarrow.
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Old 03-16-2006, 06:12 PM
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Sounds like the solenoid on the starter, about a $100 part.
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Old 03-16-2006, 06:22 PM
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It definitely sounds like the solenoid. I used to use a (borrowed-when I first took over for my buddy) commercial Dixon ZTR...it had the same problem. What I did was carry a screwdriver to jump the charge on the solenoid. It worked then...until they replaced the solenoid.
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