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Old    Jordan (hockeysk8er222)      Join Date: Jul 2009       07-11-2010, 7:00 PM Reply   
Hey, I've go an 87 MC Prostar 190 with a 325 indmar. When we go to turn the starter, we get a loud click, and then nothing. Any help?
Old    Steven (stu929)      Join Date: Jun 2010       07-11-2010, 7:08 PM Reply   
Bad starter solenoid? wack it with a hammer :-)

Prob need a new starter
Old    Jordan (hockeysk8er222)      Join Date: Jul 2009       07-11-2010, 7:19 PM Reply   
Been whacked. Nothing. Anything else?
Old    Steven (stu929)      Join Date: Jun 2010       07-11-2010, 7:25 PM Reply   
Get a bigger hammer!

Sorry had to!
Old    Dave Kiehl (dave27)      Join Date: May 2005       07-12-2010, 8:13 AM Reply   
Are your batteries fully charged?
Old    Chad B (Khemosahbe)      Join Date: Jul 2010       07-12-2010, 1:04 PM Reply   
I've had similar symptoms twice (not counting drained batteries). The first was a bad slave solenoid, not the solenoid down on the starter but the small one up top near the circuit breaker. Mine's a Mercruiser and not an Indmar but I believe Indmar engines have them too. Open the engine and trace the source of the "click" when you try and start it, if its up top it's probably the slave solenoid, if it's down near the starter it would be the starter solenoid. The other time the motor was hydrolocked, the starter would engage but couldn't compress the water that had gotten in the cylinders. Pull your spark plugs out and see if any water comes out of the cylinders.
Old    Dave Kiehl (dave27)      Join Date: May 2005       07-12-2010, 1:10 PM Reply   
Another potential problem is you just have a bad starter. The starter will make a clicking sound when once they start drawing to many amps frin being worn out.
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       07-12-2010, 2:07 PM Reply   
charge your battery
Old    Bill K (bill_airjunky)      Join Date: Apr 2002       07-12-2010, 2:12 PM Reply   
Pull the starter & have it tested at any auto parts store.
Old    Scottie (ssmith)      Join Date: Jan 2010       07-12-2010, 3:17 PM Reply   
I just had the same problem. I tightened connections, check batteries, etc....

It was the starter. Obviously check other things but my guess is the starter. It was $234 for a new one....ouch! However, I've not had any problems since.
Old    Sparky Jay (wake_upppp)      Join Date: Nov 2003       07-12-2010, 7:16 PM Reply   
Bench testing starters is OK but dont take the results to the bank. They cant duplicate the load the engine/flywheel puts on it when they bench test it. Ive had many that bench tested fine but didnt work in the vehicle. FWIW.
Old    Derek (camassanger)      Join Date: Oct 2009       07-12-2010, 7:45 PM Reply   
Been here before: my money is on the battery or the connections... check both and try again
Old    Ryan L (ryan387)      Join Date: Mar 2004       07-12-2010, 9:19 PM Reply   
+1 for starter.

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