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#12365250 - 07/30/17 08:08 PM XR6 Starter Question
BCBassCat Online   content
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Registered: 04/10/17
Posts: 978
Loc: Sanger TX
Starter solenoid clicks and the gear goes up but doesn't spin. Doesn't always happen but it started back doing it Sat. I can tap it with something and it'll work. Is this a sign it's needing to be replaced? Anything I can do maintenance wise?

#12365343 - 07/30/17 09:22 PM Re: XR6 Starter Question [Re: BCBassCat]
ToadThrower Offline

Registered: 06/29/07
Posts: 401
Loc: Arlington, TX
I had something similar happen to mine last year ,( not the same motor) took the starter off.. and took it to a local starter shop...they tested it and said it was the solenoid sticking...had them rebuild it with new brushes , and clean it...$30 later it was good as new...On my motor the starter was very easy to remove...I would suggest taking it to a starter shop and have it checked. NOthing you can really do unless you know how to rebuild a starter.

#12366647 - 07/31/17 06:04 PM Re: XR6 Starter Question [Re: BCBassCat]
TLW Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/06
Posts: 2345
Loc: ft worth
might take it to a start/alt shop.. could just need a good cleanin'.. possible "tapping" on it can loosen case magnets.. don't do that.

#12367150 - 08/01/17 02:23 AM Re: XR6 Starter Question [Re: BCBassCat]
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Registered: 04/17/15
Posts: 1626
Save yourself $$$. As mentioned above. Starter/Alternator rebuild shop & back on the water. Learned this one years ago.
92' ChampioN 201DCR Elite
13' Yamaha250SHO


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