Generator will not crank

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Mel
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Battery was load tested and good but trying to start it it just clicks at the starter solenoid and it won’t engage the flywheel
Chris
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Well, if you're hearing the starter click and it's not moving it can really only be 2 things...

1. The starter is bad (most likely).
2. The engine is seized for some reason.

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Michtech
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Don't forget about the system fuse while checking the battery charger a lot of people pop it by grounding the positive terminal after removing it from the battery
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