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Propane 12 kw powermate when starting will not start unless the solinoid is tapped pretty hard

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Model number would be nice. I could look up the starter type. Some starting systems have the solenoid mounted on the starter and on others they are separate. Since the solenoid handles large currents the contacts pit and won't conduct. Banging in it jars the contacts and it conducts...or it could have filled with moisture and is stuck. If the solenoid is mounted on the starter...ditto plus the starter brushes may need replacing. Separate....replace the solenoid. Attached.....replace solenoid and rebuild starter.

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