Troubleshooting – Engine Will Not Crank or Cranks Slowly

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Troubleshooting – Engine Will Not Crank or Cranks Slowly

Cause                                              Correction

 
      Engine Drive Units Engaged                                 ?ok Disengage driven units and check for loading from malfunctioning accessories.
  Crankshaft Rotation Restricted                                ?ok Rotate the crankshaft to check for rotational resistance.
      Starting Circuit Connections                 Loose or Corroded                           ?ok   Check and tighten connections
             Battery Charge Low                  ?ok Check battery voltage
   No Voltage to Starter Solenoid                  ?ok Check voltage of solenoid
      Solenoid or Starting Motor                        Malfunction                               ?ok Replace starting motor
  Starting Motor Operating But Not Cranking the Engine                                 ?ok Remove the starting motor and check for broken teeth on the flywheel or broken starting motor spring
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