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1997 Suzuki VZ 800 Marauder wont start

Has good battery , also replaced the 30amp fuse , when i press the starter i get no click sound , but if i hold in the cluch and then press the starter the fule pump will try and kick in so am guessing its not the safty cluch swich ,, bike will start if a booster is conected to the starter motor as i start it normaly , am very stuck , kill swich works thin , the cluch safty swich works as am gussing the fule pump would not kick in if it didnt and i replaced the 30 amp fuse , but i get no click

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It sounds like a starter relay.the fact that the bike will start when you jump to the starter motor supports this.Your starter relay will be close to the battery and will have four wires going to it ,two lighter wires and two battery size.cables.It will be about two inches long and be black on top and metallic below.Service is by replacement only, I think they are around $25-$35.Just remember you have battery power going to the one side,don't let it ground on the frame.good luck

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