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Wont start. Replaced battery and still no crank

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wont start. Replaced battery and still no crank
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I only hear a faint click when turning the key
Expert:  Bill McCusker replied 1 month ago.

Hello welcome to to just answers. My name is***** try to solve this together.

This could be a couple of this.. you could have a saftey switch that is not working.

You also could also have a failed solenoid.

With a failt click you might have a failed solenoid

Expert:  Bill McCusker replied 1 month ago.

do you have a volt meter?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
My friend had it almost running by jumping it through the starter yesterday. Could it be ignition seitch?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Switch
Expert:  Bill McCusker replied 1 month ago.

so if you look at the picture more than likely your friend jumped the two post.

The click you are hearing is the solenoid trying to activate.

but if its broken or no longer working its only clicking not connecting..

You can jump post

Expert:  Bill McCusker replied 1 month ago.

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