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Starting problems So for the past few days I have been having a starter issue, I think at least. Basically when I go to start my bike it begins to turn over, then it gives up. So I release the button, push it again and it slowly gets up to speed and starts up just like normal.. Any thoughts, is my starter giving up on me?

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Have you fully charged the battery? Have you cleaned the lugs that connect to the battery and the battery terminals at that same place? I went to start my daughters 96 cbr900 on Thursday and had to charge the battery and noticed how dark or oxidized the terminals and cable lugs were and cleaned them before re attaching after charging the battery. It may also be a build up of carbon (?) on the starter switch itself caused by arcing and that wuld add resistance to the circuit impeding the amperage and voltage to get to the starter.

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