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Old 09-05-2013, 07:10 PM
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Mcx motor not starting.

2004 xstar not starting i know the starter is getting power i have 5 batteries the starter is just dead does anyone have the part number?
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Old 09-05-2013, 09:12 PM
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Maybe have it rebuilt instead.Will be as new!
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Old 09-05-2013, 09:48 PM
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There is a bit to check before you head down the 'New Starter track'. You may have current to the starter but is the solenoid getting power from your key to throw it in. I assume both your high tension leads are good from what you say, but unless the solenoid is getting current you have no action. Check the small wires going to the solenoid for current whilst someone turns the key for you. Have Fun.....
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Old 09-05-2013, 10:14 PM
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2004 xstar not starting i know the starter is getting power i have 5 batteries the starter is just dead does anyone have the part number?
Have it rebuilt- you won't need to search for a replacement and it's probably a lot cheaper.

Did you upgrade the charging setup when you added all of those batteries?
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Old 09-05-2013, 11:45 PM
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Three are on there own for stereo and two boat batteries that get used for really nothing now that the stereo is off the grid. It sometimes clicks. Sometimes it started to die today. Almost didn't start after shutting down. Only reason I need to buy one is I'm on vacation on lake Cumberland again.... Same place the fuel pump went out last month.
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Old 09-06-2013, 05:03 AM
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Three are on there own for stereo and two boat batteries that get used for really nothing now that the stereo is off the grid. It sometimes clicks. Sometimes it started to die today. Almost didn't start after shutting down. Only reason I need to buy one is I'm on vacation on lake Cumberland again.... Same place the fuel pump went out last month.
How old are the batteries? If they're older, have them load-tested. If one has a shorted cell, it can drop the voltage and that will make starting hard, if not impossible. If you don't have much running on the two, use only one. Letting a battery run down isn't good for ANYTHING.
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Old 09-08-2013, 05:45 PM
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After a little checking we had a loose connection. Now the low voltage after checking everything over again found I broke an alternator bolt off and the belt was slipping. My buddy that works for mastercraft sent the part number for someone that might need it in the future.

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Old 09-08-2013, 06:58 PM
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After a little checking we had a loose connection. Now the low voltage after checking everything over again found I broke an alternator bolt off and the belt was slipping. My buddy that works for mastercraft sent the part number for someone that might need it in the future.

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Does MC still put 81 ahead of the rest of the part number?
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Old 09-09-2013, 01:12 AM
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Does MC still put 81 ahead of the rest of the part number?
im not sure. i was told to go get i think he said a bottom mount starter from the parts store. They will cross check numbers.
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