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Honda eu3000is won't start with starter.

Works on pull start. key on. has new battery. doesn't sound right

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  • rbcane Mar 07, 2009

    I have same problem. Starts with pull starter, but will not stare with electric start. Starter moter makes a rough noise and sounds like it seizes up?? Can you help.

  • valvestem May 11, 2010

    Maybe not the what you are looking for but, was the new battery fully charged before installation? A weak battery in the EU3000 will makes the sounds you have described. I let my battery unattended for several months in my EU3000, when I went to start it, it made the noises same as you describe, I was nervous there for a minute.

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Replace the 20 amp fuse that is inline to the starter. you will find it wired in above the battery.

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