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Hello and welcome to the forum.

What you have to determine is if the starter motor is getting the right 12 volt feeds when you push the button.If it is,then the starter motor is at fault,if it's not,then there is a problem somewhere else.

There should be 2 wires running to the starter motor,one thick one which is the main and permanent feed from the battery,and another thinner one which is the feed from the ignition switch/button.Disconnect this one,and see if you get 12 volts through it (with a test light or multimeter) when you operate the button.

This will narrow down where the fault lays.Any more help you need with doing this,please don't be afraid to ask.

Edit;Just one thought,does it start if you put your foot on the clutch?.There is a fuse that can blow which can cause this kind of fault......

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