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Hi everyone! I need a little help. I've been enjoying my 91 TRX300 just driving it around the yard doing little things. It's been dependable, cranking overtime with no problems. I parked it in the backyard at Christmas to make room in the garage for things. I covered it with a new tarp and it has stayed dry. Today I went to crank it and it wouldn't do anything.

The neutral light comes on. When first turned on the oil temp light will come on for a quick second. I can put it in reverse and the reverse light comes on. The battery is new and has a good charge. The headlights work. It's in the run mode. When I hit the start button the neutral light dims and I hear a faint click, but nothing else happens. It's not even trying to start. Can someone give me some advice please?
 

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Try cleaning and tightening the battery terminals. You can try jumping the terminals on the starter solenoid to isolate the solenoid—I always hate doing that.
Could be a dirty connection or maybe a starter solenoid. I replaced one this summer but it didn’t click at all; otherwise same
 

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It takes a LOT of amps to crank an engine . . . not so many for powering lights. I think your battery is being drained by something while sitting. Try recharging. But we will need to figure out where the drain is very soon.

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First of all, clean your battery cable ends and make sure they are tight on the battery terminals.

If no luck, hook jumper cables to a good battery to make sure you have plenty of juice.

If you still get nothing take a screwdriver and jump the terminals on the starter solenoid and see if the starter does anything.

If not tap lightly on the starter with a small hammer while hitting the starter button.
 

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AND, while doing what everyone has mentioned.. check the voltage on your battery.. IF the voltage is good, have it load tested.. could be a bad battery.


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Thanks guys. I'll check the voltage on the battery tomorrow, just got home. Are there fuses back there somewhere? No one has mentioned that.
 
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