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Motor willnot start. clicking noise when i try to start it. the battery is good and i jump started it with my car--started great. i have cleaned the posta and cables

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The problem is the starter cylinoid . this is going to set you back about 10 to 15 dollars.

or it could be your starter trying to go out, it will crank off your car battery because you are using more amps to crank it..
a car battrey has more cranking amps than a small engine battery..f.y.i.

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