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Fried something while trying to start 2006 prowler that had been sitting for a while. Only clicks from near battery when turning key. Battery OK and fully charged. Replaced starter motor, and solenoid / spark plug wire (which I damaged while checking for a spark. Have checked fuses in box near battery. Do I need to do something to engage new starter?

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First, are you sure your battery is good? I think I had a situation similar that my battery just wasn't cutting it. Just to be sure, you may hook up some jumper cables to your car/truck for that extra juice just to be sure.
 

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How long has it been since the valves have been adjusted? Does it crank with the spark plug out?
 

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Could be a bad battery cell. I had one thatll show as charged on my charger but wouldnt turn the machine over. Replaced it and it started right up. Will it start if you connect jumper cables?
 

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Just clicks, even with battery charger fired up in max mode. Ignition / dash lights fire right up with no trouble indicators when turning key.

Starter relay?
 

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Out of curiosity, does your charger have a jump start mode? Mine only charges at a 9 amp max. It'd do the same thing, dash would fire up nice n amber with no errors, but once I turned the key it'd just click. But once I threw some jumper cables on connected to my trucks battery, it would turn over and fire up. Turned out the battery was shot (which was a direct result of my first Dynatek box having some serious issues). Ended up buying a new battery and switching back to the stock wiring harness. No problems since.
 

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Just clicks, even with battery charger fired up in max mode. Ignition / dash lights fire right up with no trouble indicators when turning key.

Starter relay?
If your battery is two years old and it sat that long,you will be very lucky if the battery is still good.try putting a load test on the battery.what was your volts when you tested battery.the load test will tell the story.Welcome aboard,great members.
 

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anddddd if you replace your battery ... buy an oversized Odyssey for it .. well worth the extra $$ for power levels they have and longevity
 

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anddddd if you replace your battery ... buy an oversized Odyssey for it .. well worth the extra $$ for power levels they have and longevity
My next battery will be a odyssey for the prowler.heck Iam on my third battery now.
 

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X2 ... but have to figure out what fits .. I'll want as large as will fit in the space for sure !!!!.
 

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Try shorting across the starter solenoid under the drivers seat, I had that problem with my 06 and it was all in the ignition switch.
 

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Try shorting across the starter solenoid under the drivers seat, I had that problem with my 06 and it was all in the ignition switch.
Good point Dusty,trying to figure out why it would do that just sitting for a while,when he turns key on he has power to the gauge,Thanks for your input.
 

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Doesitturnover with the sparkplug out?
 

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Unfortunately rig is not near by but will try all this before I resort to taking it in for service. Really appreciate all the input.
 
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