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4 wheeler was running fine, when I tried to turn it off it…

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4 wheeler was running...

4 wheeler was running fine, when I tried to turn it off it keep running, sounding like it was trying to start

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

Yes it finally stopped but it won't start now

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Going to try

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I tried to charge the battery and cables got hot fast

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago
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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!

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago

Make and model? Does starter turn the engine? Not dying is a sign of overheat and is caused by cylinder being so hot it runs off the heat of the cylinder, like a diesel. Battery cables getting hot while charging? Unhook cable to see if you have a voltage draw, the starter solenoid may be stuck.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
4WHEELER IS A YAMAHA(###) ###-####MODEL. NO STARTER DOES NOTHING RIGHT NOW
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago

Will engine turn, or can the engine be seized?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Not sure will check tommorrow
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago

Is the starter solenoid clicking when you engage start? If it is the engine may be seized, and starter can't turn it.

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