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Golf cart, will only run when solenoid is jumped. Yamaha not…

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Golf cart , will only run when solenoid is jumped

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make/model/year of your bike?

Yamaha not sure of year or model

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your motorcycle?

Yamaha golf cart no yr or mo

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your motorcycle?

Will only run when solenoid is jumped

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your bike yourself? What have you tried so far?

Repair myself , check wireing conecttions fuses jumped solenoid

Mechanic's Assistant: Most vehicles have two fuse panels. Have you located both?

No fuse panels just inline fuses

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

One fuse was blowen has been replaced

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Motorcycle Mechanic: Louie, Technician replied 10 months ago
Louie
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Hi and welcome to JustAnswer, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.

Initially, let's try check and review the basics. Proposed preliminary tries (if have not been done) would be to determine (hear and feel) if the solenoid is clicking when being turned on/engaged:

  • if yes, then the solenoid's contacts are most likely faulty hence replacement needed;
  • if not, then the switch that enables this solenoid and/or the attendant power/wiring would be suspect.

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