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My 2001 Honda Shadow VLX 600 wont start. The lights come on but when I hit the starter button all I get is a click on the right side of bike. Change starter solenoid still no luck. After bike

After I push the starter button I get a click on right side the bike lights wont come on at all have to play with the wires. Put charge on battery thought that was my problem checked fuses.

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Take a piece of wire or a screw driver and short the terminals on the solenoid. If the starter works you have a bad solenoid. If you hold the starter button and tap the starter with a plastic hammer and the starter works, you need new starter brush's.If you take the starter apart and do not have continuity between every other armature contact, just buy a new starter and put it in.

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