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My bobcat doesn’t want to start had same problem 3 years…

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My bobcat doesn’t want to start had same problem 3 years ago

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S185 bobcat

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Replaced fuel scylinoid battery cleaned terminals and check fuel relay

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When I turn the key it won’t crank had starter checked it’s fine

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Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 9 months ago
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Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 9 months ago

Sorry to hear you're having these troubles with this machine. Verify power in and out of the ignition switch and each switched position with a voltage tester for a possible problem with the ignition. Test for power at the starter solenoid signal wire or S terminal with the ignition switch in the cranking position. Make sure there is 12 Volts to signal the starter solenoid. If there is no voltage there, be sure to check all fuses and relays but also all of your safety interlock switches and wiring within the circuit. Verify that the battery and charging system all test good including all cables, connections, and grounds. 

I hope you find this information helpful. Reply back with the results of these checks if any further help is needed. It's a pleasure to help anyway I can.

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