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Replaced wind screen w/out mini parking lamp ,i removed lamp and rolled wires up and tucked in nose couling. also my starter wont release it silanoid is stuck? .

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  • darrenbarron May 11, 2010

    revized "Q" After replacing my windscreen w/ an after market style w/out the mini light. I removed the lamp and tucked the wires into the nosecouling. The bike was running fine for a month and then, poof , lights out .I located some of the prob.The yelolw wire in the harness , from the ignition switch to the adapter-plug to the the minilamp was completely fried can i replace the yellow only or the whole hrness. and the starter silanoid is stuck will not disengage wuts uo w/ that any advise would be appreciated, thnks ,Big D.



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You can just replace the yellow wire put bike in gear and rock it back and forth this might un stick the solonoid if not you will have to remove the side covering the starter shaft tap it with a soft rubber hammer this Will unstick the drive hope this helps give me a rating please

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