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My front brake is to sensitive on my 2005 v star 1100

When I apply the front brake it almost throws me off the bike I dont give it much pressure is there something I can do

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The brakes on this machine is not normally that sensitive. Check the Front Brake pads and make sure the Calipers aren't leaking Brake fluid on them. Brake fluid on Brake pads makes them VERY grippy.

Posted on Oct 26, 2012

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SOURCE: 2005 v-star 1100 wont start . starter spins but

I just replaced the starter clutch in my Yamaha. It's not $85 and 1.5 hours...It's $995 and 4 hours! Be prepared... I WISH it was under $300!!

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SOURCE: My son has a 1999 1100 V Star. Noise when key is turned on.

It is a built in pre-heater. When it is colder, it probably clicks longer.

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