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#11778677 - 08/15/16 04:02 PM 2012 yamaha 150 4 stroke starter
captaincam3 Offline
Angler

Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 310
Loc: FTW
I had an issue with Spindle coming up last year on the water. Thought is power issue, switched out batteries and it still would not go up. I wd-40d it up and fired right up. Same thing happened Saturday on the water. but I had to use hard force with miscellaneous objects to work it up in and down. No amount of lube would get it going. My questions are:

Should I be able to pull the spindle up and down with my hand?
Do the guts cease up in these?
I believe it is a hitachi. Is their better ones to replace it with?
From my bad description, does it sound like it needs a new starter?
Any other trouble shooting ideas?

luckily the wind was perfect and came in 3 miles on the trolling motor.
thank you in advance
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#11778898 - 08/15/16 06:30 PM Re: 2012 yamaha 150 4 stroke starter [Re: captaincam3]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
Posts: 10773
Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
Replace the starter bendix
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#11779756 - 08/16/16 10:39 AM Re: 2012 yamaha 150 4 stroke starter [Re: captaincam3]
Freeman Clark Offline
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Registered: 03/18/05
Posts: 1306
Loc: Temple, Texas
Try putting a little grease on shaft where the bendix rides on starter shaft.I bet it is dry.

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#11779811 - 08/16/16 11:05 AM Re: 2012 yamaha 150 4 stroke starter [Re: captaincam3]
captaincam3 Offline
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Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 310
Loc: FTW
Thanks guys
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