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post #1 of 3 Old 02-15-2017, 06:43 PM Thread Starter
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150 Chinese four wheeler

Okay guys y'all have helped me on my bike I was wanting to get y'alls input on a problem I'm having with my little four wheeler the starter solenoid went out on my the other day and it won't start but it's got the kick start but the kick start won't move I was wondering one do you need the solenoid if the kick start works and what should I look at to get the kick start to work or would it just be easier to try and find a solenoid I haven't had much luck finding anything on this four wheeler
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post #2 of 3 Old 02-15-2017, 07:37 PM
 
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The kick starter is purely mechanical and has nothing to do with the starter relay. However I have seen locked and broken kickstarters on Chinese bikes many times before. The problem is almost always due to a metal part being broken inside the engine. Chinese bikes are made out of the poorest quality materials I've ever seen. I used to have a 2007 Chinese 200cc motorcycle, and the kickstarter stripped out the second or third time I tried to use it. At around 3500 miles, the centrifugal oil filter inside the engine came loose, the engine lost oil pressure, and locked up. I was left with a $1500 paperweight.

Back around 2000, I worked for a local Chinese scooter dealer for awhile on weekends, uncrating and setting up new Chinese scooters. Virtually every one of them was broken in the crate. There would be broken bits of plastic and metal? on the bottom of the crate. I finally became frustrated to the point where I gave up on Chinese bikes completely.

You might try jumpering the starter relay directly with a screwdriver or heavy piece of cable. Or you might be able to free up the kick starter by putting the bike in gear and rocking it back and forth.
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post #3 of 3 Old 02-15-2017, 08:08 PM
 
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Any starter relay 100A up could be used as a replacement.. you may need to MacGyver mounting
many to choose from
Relays Continuous Duty 6, 12 , 24 to 48 Volt DC Power Relays and Solenoids Motor Relays

on the lower end
https://www.amazon.com/CONTINUOUS-SO.../dp/B008R1T5IM

does the engine turn over by hand or by pushing?

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