Question about 2004 Enfield Bullet 500
Having trouble with the electric start-unless the battery is totally up to charge
I get no power to the starting solenoid. All the switches tested good tests good all the way up to the blue bosch multilink in the left hand container on the side. My dealer suggests I cut and splice the 2 red wires together and bypass the multilink. Anybody heard of this--oh yeah the bike runs perfect in every other respect. Just seems a little bit crazy splicing the only hot wire to the starting loop..,You could try putting a multimeter, set on its 0-20 volts range, across the multilink when it is under starting load (use whatever each side of it links to as connection points for the meter). If the connector (and wiring) were perfect you would see no volts developed across it. If it has deteriorated then some of the volts that you would want to see developed across the starter solenoid will drop across the duff connector instead. It may even warm up a little. It should clean up though, and you can keep it good with contact grease of some sort. I did similar with with the connections and wiring runs to my ignition coil and found that I was dropping 2 volts, of the 12.5 available, in the wiring harness.,,,
Posted on Nov 10, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 07, 2015 | 1993 Pontiac Grand Am
Jul 25, 2014 | 2000 Isuzu Trooper
Jul 04, 2014 | 2005 GMC Canyon
Sep 24, 2013 | Toyota MR2 Cars & Trucks
Jun 02, 2010 | Hyundai Motor 2003 Elantra
Feb 01, 2010 | 2006 Renault Le Car
May 10, 2009 | 1987 Jaguar XJ6
Mar 27, 2009 | 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
Dec 18, 2008 | 2001 BMW 325
Nov 10, 2008 | 2006 Enfield Bullet Machismo
122 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: