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Starter problem Guys, I am not good with wires. I am having a problem with my bike. It's electric start only as you know, and with a freshly charged batt. I get a click and nothing else. I've pulled out the starter, and jumped it, it turns freely. I've jumped the solenoid, nothing. Everything seems to be connected correctly and the wiring looks like it's in good condition. I am at a bit of a loss. This was a great bike and I'd like to get it movng again, any suggestions?

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Pull all your ground wires involved with the starter circuit and clean the inevitable rust off their contacts. If that doesn't work, locate the solenoid (under the side cover or maybe the seat) and give it a tap with a screwdriver handle. If that makes it start, go buy a new solenoid.

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