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    1998 STX 900 Wires Getting HOT!!

    I have a 1998 STX 900..

    I just purchased it 2 weeks ago and when I put a battery on it just now..

    I tried to start it and all I get is a "CLICK"

    Red cables are HOT to touch and Starter is VERY HOT Too touch....

    What is the Issues here??

    New Motor and said it ran perfect when last ridden in June..

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    I'd bet that the impeller is rubbing the jet pump housing, preventing the crankshaft from turning. This essentially locks the starter and the current draw goes through the roof.

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