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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I did as was told but the fuse didn't correct the problem

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i did as was told but the fuse didn't correct the problem what next???
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
thank you
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Do you hear the fuel solenoid in the carburetor click if you flip the key on and off? If not, the keyswitch has no voltage. If it does click the solenoid, then keyswitch has voltage. If you follow the battery cable positive cable to the starter solenoid and jump from the cable to the switch terminal on the same solenoid, does engine spin?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
engine spins when solenoid is jumped
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
no i hear nothing battery is full charged
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Do you have a voltmeter or a test light to see if there is voltage past the fuse holder to the keyswitch?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
i have a voltmeter
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

See if there is 12 volts past the fuse holder, going to the keyswitch.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
ok will do
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
brb
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

OK>

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
it started when i replaced the fuse again
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

So it is blowing the fuse. Does it blow after start, or when key is turned on?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
no i wiggled it around and it started the fuse did not blow maybe a bad connection
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
do you think i should replace the fuse holder??
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
it started five to six times after in a row
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

No, I would do nothing if it is not blowing each time it is started, fuse may have just not making a good connection.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
thank You very much
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Thank you! Please use the 5 star rating system to close and get me credit