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2000 zl 550 electric start quit working

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Cleaned battery and starter solenoid connections charged battery starter turns but bendix shaft won’t engage flywheel to start any help on what I need to replace would be greatly appreciated I have search zl forum and not sure on correct parts to buy to repair also cleaned both pinion gears on shaft disassembled starter checked brushes all looks good.
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So the starter works but pinion is not engaging on starter ring gear? Is it turning the starter motor shaft?
There’s a secondary gear #12 probably hidden behind the bracket. This goes on the shaft so splines on that gear or shaft itself may be stripped. Shaft has to turn when starter is turning

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