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The engine does spin with spark plugs out. I do not hear the starter clicking at all. I do have the fuel level sensor out of the tank. (Didn't think that would matter) just trying to hear or test if it fires up..
The impeller does spin. I can't get to it from the outside so grabbed 5he shaft 8n the hull and it spun..
Ok I will have to open up the box and find the starter and have to get back to you as son as I can do that.
Ok here is a top overview.. it says starter + now do I have to open the whole box or can we test from there? Also the white wire on right hand side looks like a ground bit not connected to anything. Does that need to be connected and where?
Chris I tested from the positive on the starter to the negative on the battery and got no voltage with the start button pushed in and without and that's also with the safety around the stop
Took that apart and don't see any loose or burnt connections... Here is a photo..
Next lets check for voltage at the red wire leading to the starter solenoid when the start button is depressed, if you find there is battery voltage and the starter is not spinning, the solenoid is faulty.
Checked the red wire from the starter relay (to battery negative) and found voltage. It looks like that goes to a fuse and then after 2 other connections it looks like it leads to the start stop (not 100% sure) here is the red wire I checked from relay
Here are the 3 colors that lead up to the start stop or what I think they go to
Also just wanted to check... it seems like the black is the negative from starter relay. The red/yellow is going to the start switch and the red wire is going to the fuel level indicator each had 12v with me not pressing anything.
When you say depressed do you mean not pressed in. Here is a diagram it shows the red wire is coming from the battery, the red/yellow goes to the start button. Both had power with not doing anything.
In the print the #8 is the starter relay. When you say solenoid what item are you referring to? And when you say depressed do you mean to press the start button?
Here are the 2 prints so we can be on the same page and understand what you mean by depressed and solenoid
When you say solenoid do you mean the starter relay? Also the red wire looks like it is connected from the positive side of the battery so do you want me to check that or the red/yellow wire? Just want to clarify
Just checked and the yellow/red line has a connection so i disconnected it and tested from the relay side of the line has voltage when press or not. Now the line going to the start button (same yellow and red) when the start is not pressed it has no voltage but when pressed it does have voltage . Do you need a photo of the line or you understand what I mean?
Is there a way to jump it out to verify it is that and if so and that was the cause and I did replace it and it was the problem can there be anything else that would keep it from cranking?
I did do that and it turned over but wouldn't start I'm sure it will need some cleaning and all. But what would you recommend to do since it's been sitting for a bit. I did clean the carb and the gas sensor looked shot ty but will try cleaning it and measure resistance to see if it works. Is there anything else you feel I should try?
Thank you and will update you as I install it. I bought 1 yesterday. I will rate you as soon as I get it in just in case any other questions or the problems still arise. I appreciate your work so far
I replaced the starter relay and it still is not working. I did jump the terminals from the starter to battery and it tries to run. Is there another way I can test something or can it be anything else?
Chris, Any other thing you can think of I just want to get it working and end this topic. Hope to hear from you soon.