Originally Posted by saildog1
On this motor you have to hold the glow plug while pushing the starter button. If you just push the starter button nothing happens because it gets the power off the glow plug botton. Crazy set up but my Universal 25XP was the same way. I'll check out the selenoid.
That is the correct operation for the start circuit but the solenoid may still not be engaging even with the glow plug button still operating correctly. It is also possible that you have another issue but the solenoid is 20 seconds to check out and rule out..