Originally Posted by GregBR549
I did some more troubleshooting this weekend. I have come to the conclusion it is the solenoid on the starter. The solenoid on the back of the engine was working. Can I buy just the solenoid? The one that is attached to the starter? If so, where is a good place to order it?
thanks for any help,
You can buy the solenoid separately, but in a marine application, you're better off buying a direct replacement starter a remanufactured one.
The main reasons starters fail are:
Not being lubricated annually.
Cranking while the battery is dying/cranking until it's stone dead.