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Polaris 98 magnum 425 4x4 solenoid

It makes a clicking sound when i push the starter and the wires heat up very hot

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SOURCE: Starter or solenoid issue on '98 Subaru Outback Legacy

The starter is separate from the soleniod; It could be a part called the bendix on the starter itself. If you can remove it, take it to a auto parts store- they will check it for free.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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SOURCE: 98 Jeep Grand Cherokee - will not start - starter

I also have a 98 Jeep Cherokee with the same problem. I know I probably need to replace the starter eventually but as of now I turn it to accessory only, pop it in neutral, then start it and it works every time when it wouldn't even try to turn over with it in park. Don't know why it works, but it does. Give it a try.

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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SOURCE: 98 Rav4 won't start. Problem is intermitant. Car

Clean your battery cable connections and your battery posts with some emery cloth. Make sure the battery clamps are tightly secured to the battery and that the other end of each battery cable is securely fastened. Once you have it started drive it to any auto parts store to have the battery and the charging system tested. You may find that you need a new battery.

Posted on Nov 28, 2009

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SOURCE: My 98 golf won t start intermittently. I replaced

If you run a push button directly from the battery to the solenoid, the engine will crank when you push the button.

If the no start condition is because of the solenoid, this will not fix the issue.

If the no start condition is related to circuitry of the ignition system and/or fuel system, this may fix the issue, but may not, as well.

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SOURCE: My car won't start, only a single click sound.

Replace the starter. If its a Nippondenso Starter a Alt/Starter shop can just replace the Solenoid Contacts.

Posted on Apr 30, 2010

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Make sure battery has a full charge and battery connections all good. The starter motor solenoid, has two voltage circuits, one comes from the battery, hot all the time. The other goes hot with key in the crank position and is wired through the neutral switch/ tranny range sensor then to the starter solenoid. The starter motor grounds through the engine block.
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Just to be safe always check the obvious, make sure you can rotate the engine over with a socket/ratchet to be sure it is not seized, then check to be sure the hot wire to the solenoid ( big wire to stud on solenoid) has battery power with key in run position, check for battery power on the starter solenoid (small wire to activate solenoid) with the key turned to start the vehicle, , there should be power at the solenoid to engage the starter motor, if no power on the large wire trace back to find fault, same for the solenoid power from key, but from your statement of a click when trying to start sounds like solenoid is engaging . so either the power to the starter from battery seems to be open or to low voltage getting to starter from corroded wires, or the engine could be seized.

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My 98 golf won t start intermittently. I replaced


If you run a push button directly from the battery to the solenoid, the engine will crank when you push the button.

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If the no start condition is related to circuitry of the ignition system and/or fuel system, this may fix the issue, but may not, as well.

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