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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Peddle does not engage starter - we can hear relay click -

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peddle does not engage starter - we can hear relay click - we can jump across solenoid and it will engage - this has happened several times but then fixes it's self
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

This sounds like your solenoid is going bad. Sometimes it will work and others it doesn't. By jumping across it the machine will work. When you tell me that the relay is clicking it tells me that the pedal switch is working otherwise you would not get anything. The solenoid is not making contact internally all the time therefore to unit will not work.