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chugh 10-08-2013 10:22 AM

400 auto 4x4 wont crank
i have a 400 auto 4x4. I rebuilt the top end and put a new battery/solenoid/starter on it. All i get is a click when i push button it. Any advise would be greatly appreciated!

doorfx 10-08-2013 12:46 PM

Start checking for loose or corroded wires. Can you turn the motor over with the pull start?

chugh 10-08-2013 02:35 PM

no loose or corroded wires. it will pull through with the pull chord

drivers1492 10-10-2013 05:58 AM

Are you getting spark when you pull the rope? If you are grab a meter and make sure your cut off switches aren't killing it. See if it will run off the rope as well.

chugh 10-12-2013 10:37 AM

It will pull through with the pull chord and produce spark. now i hate to be a ******* but how would i go about checking the switch?

drivers1492 10-12-2013 11:56 AM

Ohm meter. There is a chance your solenoid was bad off the bat. This link will let you dl wiring diagrams to help trace the issue. Index of /pdf/Arctic-Cat-ATV-Repair-and-Service-Manuals As much as I don't like doing it have you tried using a screwdriver to jump the solenoid and spin the starter? I would start there first to make sure its not a starter problem then move to tracing the possible electrical. What year is that btw?

chugh 10-15-2013 10:03 AM

The solenoid will cross and about weld the wrench to it but only clicks. so my solenoid is good. i tested my (new) starter and it spins (not under a load)

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