Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    skiversinc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Falmouth, Cornwall, UK

    Virage TX 1200 - No crank, just clicking

    Hi guys,
    i'm sure this topic has been covered in the past, but I just can't find it.
    My Virage had a full engine rebuild last year & went out a couple of times. On the last trip out, when I stopped the engine, it wouldn't start again unless I pulled up on the red solenoid wire.
    I found the cause was a dodgy connection on the solenoid, cured by using a second nut to make sure all was tight.

    I've had the ski laid up over the winter & now want to take her out again. I've put a new battery in and now, when I go to start, there is no cranking, just a clicking from the solenoid & the bilge pump starts up!
    I've just fitted another starter motor, but still the same issue.

    The bolt at the rear of the engine looks like it's stripped threads, as it won't tighten properly, so I've moved the earth wires to another location.
    Still no joy!
    I put the positive cable of the starter direct to the battery - nothing!
    I'm thinking it may still be a problem with the earths, but I ran a separate cable direct from the negative on the battery and it still doesn't want to play.
    It's not the crank either, as I can turn this by hand and it moves freely.
    Any suggestions as to what to try next? I'm pulling my hair out as I'm wasting what little sunshine we get in the UK with a ski that won't run.

    Thanks in advance guys.

  2. #2
    skiversinc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Falmouth, Cornwall, UK
    Well, further investigations have found a broken wire on the earth loom. I've ordered some new connectors and cable & will remake the cables. Hopefully, all will work when I've done all that.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. 05 aquatrax r 1200 no crank over just clicks
    By kdevarney in forum Honda Open Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-06-2015, 09:38 AM
  2. 02 Polaris Virage TX 1200 NO SPARK--1st time Greenhulk User
    By 2boys2skis in forum Polaris Open Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-04-2014, 02:02 PM
  3. 2000 polaris virage tx 1200 no spark
    By Krakatoa420 in forum Polaris Open Discussion
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 09-17-2013, 10:07 AM
  4. 2001 Polaris Virage TX 1200 no spark
    By wrt01 in forum Polaris PWC Performance
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: 07-24-2013, 06:35 AM
  5. Need help! 01 Virage tx 1200 No spark!
    By dustin88 in forum Polaris How To & FAQs
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 05-23-2013, 09:14 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts