SailNet Community - View Single Post - Starting Circuit Mystery (why won't my engine crank?)
View Single Post
post #10 of Old 08-15-2019 Thread Starter
BillMoran
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Lake Erie
Posts: 541
Thanks: 279
Thanked 25 Times in 25 Posts
Rep Power: 4
 
Re: Starting Circuit Mystery (why won't my engine crank?)

Quote:
Originally Posted by bristol299bob View Post
A few tests that I'd do, in addition to what you have done:
  • Does the solenoid circuit draw amps when the button is pushed?
  • Does the starter circuit draw amps when the button is pushed?
  • What happens if you manually jump the wires at the button ("hot wire" the thing)
Testing the amp draw on the solenoid and the starter is tough to do without help, so I haven't managed to do that yet.

When I manually jump the wire at the button, the result is the same as if I pushed the button (i.e. nothing happens)
BillMoran is offline  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome